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    Wake Voters Reject Bonds That Raise Taxes

    posted April 25, 2006
    RALEIGH – More than 60 percent of Wake County voters would reject a school bond referendum that triggers a tax increase, according to a new poll commissioned by the John…
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    Culture War and Judicial Politics

    posted April 17, 2006
    What: John Locke Foundation Headliner Luncheon When: Noon Tuesday, April 25, 2006 Where: The Holiday Inn Brownstone 1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC Price: $20 Who: Charles W. Pickering had…
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    Clear Sign of a Burgeoning Bureaucracy

    posted April 11, 2006
    RALEIGH – In the last eight years, North Carolina public schools have increased in personnel by 19 percent, a new John Locke Foundation Spotlight shows. Even school districts that are…
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    Put People First in Health Care Choices

    posted April 4, 2006
    RALEIGH – An expansion of the state-federal Medicaid program is a prescription for more health care problems, a new John Locke Foundation Spotlight argues. Instead, consumers should manage their own…
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    ‘George W. Bush: Rebel in Chief’

    posted April 2, 2006
    What: News Radio 570 WWNC & John Locke Foundation Headliner Luncheon When: Noon Monday, April 10, 2006 Where: Crowne Plaza Resort Grand Ballroom, Asheville, NC 27605 Price: Visit…
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    Raleigh Judges ‘Impact’ Halfway

    posted March 29, 2006
    RALEIGH – The Raleigh City Council wants to raise impact fees on construction by 72 percent. But the city’s consultants failed to account for positive impacts of new construction, a…
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    Raising Minimum Wage a ‘Cruel Hoax’

    posted March 21, 2006
    RALEIGH – State Treasurer Richard Moore wants to raise the state’s minimum wage to help those on the lowest rung of the economic ladder. Studies show those are the very…
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    Dump the New Hanover Incinerator

    posted March 19, 2006
    RALEIGH – It’s time for New Hanover County to close the only municipal solid waste incinerator left in the state. That’s the key finding in a new John Locke Foundation…
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    The 2006 Elections

    posted March 13, 2006
    What: John Locke Foundation Headliner Luncheon When: Noon Tuesday, March 21, 2006 Where: Holiday Inn Brownstone 1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27605 (Directions are available at johnlocke.org/events) Price:…
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    Follow the Forsyth Formula

    posted March 9, 2006
    RALEIGH — Voters statewide will likely face votes on more than $1.5 billion in bonds for school construction this year. A new Locke Foundation Spotlight report shows taxpayers could save…