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    JLF Asks More of Coverage

    posted December 29, 2005
    Paul Chesser, in the American Spectator writes that journalists should seek the truth by asking difficult questions.  Highlighting the way some reporters play softball on hard…
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    Illegal Immigrants and In-State Tuition

    posted December 29, 2005
    An N.C. House Bill (H.B. 1183) allowing some illegal immigrants access to in-state tuition rates, which made national headlines when it was proposed in April of this…
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    Former U.S. Congressman’s Send-off

    posted December 29, 2005
    Carolina Journal‘s, Don Carrington, after securing an invitation to former U.S. Congressman Frank W. Ballance Jr.’s final farewell before serving a four-year federal prison term for mail fraud…
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    Closing Words for 2005

    posted December 29, 2005
    As the year draws to a close, Joe Coletti, in an Op-Ed for the Garner Times, provides the best recap of the changing political times, from 1950 to…
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    Health Care’s Antidote: A Little Nip, Tuck

    posted December 29, 2005
    As JLF has said in the past, there are a few things the state can do to ease its health care burdens; namely, nix socialistic Certificate of Need Laws…
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    Coletti on NC’s Tax Bias

    posted December 22, 2005
    While DeBow and Winter pushed for alternative health care coverage, JLF’s fiscal policy analyst Joe Coletti exposed the state’s tax bias in his Spotlight, “End All Tax Biases: Report…
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    The Booming Voice of Business

    posted December 22, 2005
    The recently released Business Climate Survey by JLF’s Center for Local Innovation found that North Carolina’s business leaders believe that the state’s high tax rate is the number one…
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    School-Funding Gap Prompts Response

    posted December 22, 2005
    In response to the Public School Forum’s annual Local School Finance Study (must be ordered, online), JLF issued a press release challenging the study’s findings.   A key…
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    JLF Tackles Other School Concerns

    posted December 22, 2005
    Other issues that continue to churn around the cost of running government schools are construction costs and school district size. Stoops took issue with the need for more bonds for…
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    The Effects of Unions

    posted December 22, 2005
    The recent transit strike in New York has given new credence to George Leef’s recent book on the Right to Work Movement, Free Choice for Workers.  With the…

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