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  • 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).

  • JLF’s Michael Sanera discusses Raleigh Convention Center boondoggle

    Dr. Michael Sanera, John Locke Foundation research director and local government analyst, explains why rosy numbers associated with Raleigh’s nearly year-old convention center fail to tell the whole story. Sanera offered these comments to Tim Nelson for a July 23, 2009, report on ABC 11 (WTVD).

  • JLF’s Joseph Coletti pans plan to expand N.C. film tax credits

    Joseph Coletti, John Locke Foundation fiscal policy analyst, explains that a proposal to expand North Carolina’s film tax credit would drain more taxpayer dollars from state government. He discusses the issue in further detail in the Spotlight report, Not the Best of Both Worlds: Tax credit will not…

  • Americans for Prosperity hosts ‘Hands Off My Health Care’ forum

    Americans for Prosperity North Carolina discusses the dangers associated with government-controlled health care during a July 21, 2009, forum in Raleigh. AFP’s Dallas Woodhouse and Chris Farr speak, along with Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory, Dr. C.L. Gray of Physicians for Reform, and former mayor and New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Steve…

  • GOP legislative leaders question secrecy linked to Democrats’ budget negotiations

    Republican legislative leaders question the secrecy involved in the ongoing budget negotiations among their Democratic counterparts. Senate Minority Leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, also raises concerns about legislation linked to the state’s prison space crunch, while House Minority Leader Paul Stam, R-Wake, spells out his concerns about the impact of the…

  • JLF’s Roy Cordato reacts to U.S. House approval of a CO2 cap-and-trade plan

    Dr. Roy Cordato, John Locke Foundation vice president for research and resident scholar, discusses his concerns about the cap-and-trade plan the U.S. House of Representatives approved for carbon dioxide emissions. Cordato offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 322).

  • Advocate for home-centered education explains why parents should play a large role

    Leigh Bortins, founder and CEO of Classical Conversations Inc., discusses the importance of parental involvement in children’s education. Bortins delivered these remarks as part of “The Classical Mind: A Political Revolution Within Education,” a presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society July 20, 2009. To watch full-length presentations of…