• John Locke Update

    Zoning Battles Aided by JLF

    posted December 22, 2005
    After years of feuding over the possible zoning of Vance County, CLI Director, Chad Adams was asked to speak on the issue to concerned residents.  The presentation, picked up…
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    Health Savings Accounts May Fill the Gap

    posted December 22, 2005
    The price of health care is a conundrum full of many interconnected pieces. Some of those seeking a way to lower the cost of health care think that…
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    Exploring History

    posted December 22, 2005
    Dr. Troy Kickler, Director of the North Carolina History Project, will have three pieces published in the near future.  Publisher Marshall Cavendish of Exploring American History: From Colonial…
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    JLF’s Communication Growth

    posted December 22, 2005
    The N&O of Raleigh reports today on the addition of Mitch Kokai to the JLF team.  Kokai assumes the post of Director of Communications for the…
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    Analyst, Intern Urge Asheville to Sell

    posted December 22, 2005
    JLF’s research director and local-government analyst, Michael Sanera, and research intern Travis Fisher, recently released a report, “Solving Asheville’s Civic Center Dilemma: Making Lemonade Out of a Lemon,”…
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    Not-so-healthy Healthcare

    posted December 1, 2005
    Leading insurance providers cite hospital care as a primary source for the rising cost of healthcare.  And although the cost of out-patient care is rising faster, in-patient…
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    Taking Care of Business

    posted December 1, 2005
    On the business side of things, Director of Local Innovation, Chad Adams, in conjunction with John Hood, will be releasing the third climate survey of business leaders statewide.
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    JLF Opines on Past and Emerging Issues

    posted December 1, 2005
    Don Carrington expects further legal action in case of the excavation of an area of the Currituck Sound without authorization, a violation of federal environmental laws. …
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    Growth and Development Concerns

    posted December 1, 2005
    Across the nation economic development has developed a new aura thanks in part to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Kelo v. City of New London.  The decision…
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    JLF Ideas in Print and on the Air

    posted December 1, 2005
    After releasing his newly published book, Selling the Dream: Why Advertising is Good Business, John Hood was invited to speak on WUNC-FM’s “State of Things.”  Steven Greenhunt in the…

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