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  • AFPNC delivers petitions urging governor to veto tax increase

    Americans For Prosperity North Carolina delivers thousands of petitions to the State Capitol July 31, 2009. The petitions urge Gov. Beverly Perdue to veto any state budget plan that includes tax increases. AFPNC state director Dallas Woodhouse discusses his group’s opposition to tax increases.

  • NC A&T economist discusses Milton Friedman’s importance

    Jennis Biser, assistant professor of economics and finance at N.C. A&T State University, discusses the impact economist Milton Friedman had on public policy debates. Biser delivered these remarks as part of the presentation, “Milton Friedman and the Public Choice Revolution,” delivered July 31, 2009, which would have been Friedman’s 97th…

  • JLF’s John Hood discusses Jim Black’s questionable land deal

    John Locke Foundation President John Hood discusses the complicated land deal associated with former N.C. House Speaker Jim Black’s efforts to pay off $500,000 of his $1 million corruption-related state fine. Hood offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 324).

  • GOP chairman responds to Obama health care visit

    N.C. Republican Party chairman Tom Fetzer discusses President Obama’s trip to Raleigh to tout his health care reform proposals. Fetzer offered these comments during a July 29, 2009, news conference.

  • Hundreds pack AFPNC rally protesting president’s health care plan

    Americans For Prosperity North Carolina welcomes 400 people to a July 29, 2009, rally in Raleigh protesting President Obama’s health care proposals. The rally ended shortly before the president arrived in Raleigh to make a pitch for his health plan during a Broughton High School speech.

  • JLF’s Joseph Coletti analyzes N.C. mental health spending scandal

    Joseph Coletti, John Locke Foundation fiscal and health care policy analyst, discusses the scandal involving $635 million misspent in North Carolina on a mental health program called “community support.” Coletti offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 323).

  • GOP lawmakers outline $633 million in cuts, call for release of spending plan

    Republican legislative leaders outline $633 million in potential budget savings for 2009-10 and call on Democratic leaders to release the proposed spending plan for this budget year. State House Minority Leader Paul Stam, R-Wake, and Senate Minority Leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, say a look at that spending plan would give…

  • Counseling center director highlights N.C. pregnancy statistics

    Tonya Baker Nelson, executive director of A Hand of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center in Wake County, outlines some of the numbers associated with unplanned pregnancies in North Carolina. Nelson delivered these remarks during a presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society July 27, 2009. To watch full-length presentations of…

  • UNC professor explains value of Freedom of Information Act

    Napoleon Byars, assistant professor at UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, explains the importance of the federal Freedom of Information Act. Byars offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 323).