• Press Release

    Macon’s government needs no extra funding

    posted September 26, 2007
    Click here to view and here to listen to Dr. Michael Sanera discussing this Regional Brief. RALEIGH – Macon County voters should consider the millions of dollars their…
  • Press Release

    Moore’s government needs no extra funding

    posted September 26, 2007
    Click here to view and here to listen to Dr. Michael Sanera discussing this Regional Brief. RALEIGH – Moore County voters should consider the millions of dollars their…
  • Press Release

    Goldsboro bogies away taxpayer money

    posted September 19, 2007
    RALEIGH – Goldsboro could devote more money to essential city services if taxpayers stopped subsidizing local golfers. That’s a key finding in a new John Locke Foundation Spotlight report.
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    Gastonia should end golf subsidy

    posted September 19, 2007
    RALEIGH – Gastonia should get out of the golf-course business and focus on providing essential city services. That’s the key recommendation in a new John Locke Foundation Spotlight report.
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    Wake school group omits construction cost data

    posted September 17, 2007
    RALEIGH – A Wake County school facilities study group has ignored research data that could help taxpayers save millions of dollars while building new schools more efficiently. The John Locke…
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    Federal law does not stifle N.C. course growth

    posted September 12, 2007
    RALEIGH – Public school students in North Carolina face a growing number of course options, regardless of federal No Child Left Behind standards. That’s a key finding in a new…
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    Growth-related charges based on faulty studies

    posted September 11, 2007
    RALEIGH – N.C. counties ignore the economic benefits of growth when they pursue Adequate Public Facilities Ordinances. That’s a key finding in a new John Locke Foundation Spotlight report.
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    Incentives backer hides information from public

    posted September 6, 2007
    RALEIGH – A government-sponsored group lobbying for corporate tax incentives in Cumberland County refuses to release details about a study used to support its claims. That’s the assessment of a…