• John Locke Update

    Teacher mobility report debunked? Hardly

    posted April 21, 2017 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    This week, those on the Left have offered various critiques of my awesome new Spotlight report, North Carolina: A Destination for Teachers.  They took issue with two aspects of…
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    This Little Piggy Went to Court

    posted April 12, 2017 by Jon Guze
    Pigs have many virtues, but smelling good isn’t one of them. If fact, they—or, more accurately, their waste products—smell bad. As a result, pigs have played—and in North Carolina, they…
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    Details of the N.C. Senate Tax Plan

    posted April 11, 2017 by Joseph Coletti
    The N.C. Senate’s “Billion-Dollar Tax Plan” could be  even larger  once final figures for 2016 income taxes are known in the next couple weeks. (By the way, don’t forget to file…
  • John Locke Update

    Better Budget Institutions, Lower Taxes

    posted April 6, 2017 by Joseph Coletti
    How many times in life have you known the right thing to do and ended up doing the wrong thing? You ate the chocolate cake—the whole thing—instead of going to…
  • John Locke Update

    Merchants 1, Free Speech Enemy Schneiderman 0

    posted March 30, 2017 by Jon Guze
    In December, I reported that the John Locke Foundation, along with 10 other amici curiae (“friends of the court”), had filed a brief in Expressions Hair…
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    What’s Missing in Economic Impact Studies? Economics

    posted March 30, 2017 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    Note: This is an excerpt from a John Locke Foundation Spotlight report. Economic impact studies are everywhere. Whether it’s to support a new highway project, special tax breaks for…
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    Staffing may hobble class size reduction efforts

    posted March 24, 2017 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    For the last several months, lawmakers and school districts have been at odds over class size requirements for grades K – 3.  On one side, some members of the…

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