• Press Release

    Jindal to help JLF mark 19th anniversary

    posted December 28, 2008
    RALEIGH — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a “rising star” in conservative politics, will deliver the featured remarks Feb. 4 during the John Locke Foundation’s 19th anniversary celebration in Raleigh. “We’re…
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    JLF analyst offers blueprint for annexation reform

    posted December 15, 2008
    RALEIGH — Four major reforms are critical for North Carolina to get rid of forced annexation, according to a new John Locke Foundation Spotlight report. The changes would help…
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    N.C. schools need better career, technical education

    posted November 17, 2008
    RALEIGH — Improved Career and Technical Education programs could help lower North Carolina’s public school dropout rate while helping more students prepare for the workforce. Those are key findings in…
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    Chatham corridor plan would hurt most affected landowners

    posted November 11, 2008
    RALEIGH — Chatham County landowners would bear the costs of a “radical” land-use plan designed to benefit a small, politically connected elite. That’s the conclusion of a new John Locke…
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    JLF report questions Onslow’s proposed sales tax hike

    posted October 19, 2008
    RALEIGH — Onslow County commissioners could avoid a proposed sales tax increase for nine years by diverting almost $36.7 million in savings and existing revenue streams to high-priority county government…
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    JLF report questions Anson’s proposed sales tax hike

    posted October 19, 2008
    RALEIGH — Anson County commissioners could avoid a proposed sales tax increase for 17 years by diverting more than $5.8 million in savings and existing revenue streams to high-priority county…
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    JLF report questions Caswell’s proposed sales tax hike

    posted October 19, 2008
    RALEIGH — Caswell County commissioners could avoid a proposed sales tax increase for 28 years by diverting almost $4.8 million in savings and existing revenue streams to high-priority county government…
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    JLF report questions Person’s proposed sales tax hike

    posted October 19, 2008
    RALEIGH — Person County commissioners could avoid a proposed sales tax increase for 18 years by diverting almost $14 million in savings and existing revenue streams to high-priority county government…