• Press Release

    Price controls hurt N.C. consumers, workers

    posted December 12, 2006
    RALEIGH – North Carolina hurts its consumers and taxpayers when it tries to control prices, according to the John Locke Foundation’s new Macon Series report. That includes so-called “price…
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    State cannot affect global climate change

    posted December 9, 2006
    RALEIGH – Scientific evidence shows North Carolina can take no steps that would reduce global warming. That’s a key finding in a new John Locke Foundation Spotlight report.
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    Deal would raise N.C. taxes nearly $1 billion

    posted December 6, 2006
    RALEIGH – Legislative leaders might try to use sleight of hand and a series of political deals to raise taxes by nearly $1 billion. That’s the conclusion of a new…
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    Mooresville misreads the green

    posted December 3, 2006
    RALEIGH – Mooresville should cut its losses and sell a city golf course that has lost nearly $450,000 in the last five years. That’s the key recommendation in a new…
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    Proposed tax hurts consumers, helps environmental groups

    posted November 29, 2006
    RALEIGH – North Carolina electricity customers could pay an extra $181 million a year, thanks to the efforts of a consumer advocate that’s supposed to represent customers’ interests. That’s according…
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    Iraq: Where Do We Go Now?

    posted November 26, 2006
    For planning purposes What: John Locke Foundation Headliner Luncheon When: Noon Monday, December 4, 2006 Where: Holiday Inn Brownstone 1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27605 Price: $25 Who: As…
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    Planners push more dangerous, congested roads

    posted November 20, 2006
    RALEIGH – Raleigh drivers can expect longer commutes, increased congestion, and greater risks for people needing emergency services, as long as the city focuses on “traffic calming.” That’s a key…
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    JLF analyst dispels mercury myths

    posted November 7, 2006
    RALEIGH – New state restrictions on mercury emissions from power plants could boost your electric bill without generating any health benefits. That’s a key finding in a new John Locke…