• John Locke Update

    Market pricing for water

    posted December 27, 2007
    As North Carolina copes with one of its worst droughts in years, the John Locke Foundation has sparked interest in turning to market principles for help. Fiscal policy analyst Joe…
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    Education issues

    posted December 27, 2007
    When Wake County Superior Court Judge Howard Manning ruled that the state must pay N.C. school districts $768 million in proceeds from civil fines, News 14 Carolina turned to JLF…
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    Global (warming) awareness

    posted December 27, 2007
    Paul Chesser has been digging for the truth in North Carolina’s debate about potential policies for dealing with global climate change. Scratching below the surface level for the pages of…
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    Election season

    posted December 27, 2007
    Iowa voters will soon decide which candidates they prefer for the 2008 presidential race. One possibility for the Democrats is former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards, an option JLF president…
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    Partin’ with Parton

    posted December 27, 2007
    Carolina Journal has highlighted problems with the Randy Parton Theatre since its planning stages. Now the rest of the world is starting to catch up with executive editor…
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    Aloha!

    posted December 27, 2007
    Hawaiians rarely have to worry about winter coats, but that didn’t stop the Hawaii Reporter from picking up John Hood’s Christmas tale about winter coats. It exposes differences…
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    Leadership Forum

    posted September 25, 2007
    Paul Chesser and Chad Adams attended a leadership forum in Chicago hosted by the Sam Adams Alliance, which brought together leaders from free-market think tanks and grassroots organizations from…
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    State Incentives

    posted September 25, 2007
    The standoff between Gov. Easley and the Legislature over the Goodyear Tire Co. giveaway ended up costing the state $60 million instead of the original $40 million.  Although the cost…
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    Classroom Antics

    posted September 25, 2007
    If parents decide to place their children into the public education system, what will their children learn? No matter what the subject matter, you can be sure that there will…
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    Minority Report

    posted September 25, 2007
    Following the refusal to publish a minority report as an addendum to a recently released Wake County Citizens’ Facilities Advisory Committee final report on school construction, education policy analyst and…

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