• Press Release

    N.C. voters reject high costs of global warming policies

    posted July 23, 2008
    RALEIGH – Nearly two-thirds of North Carolina voters oppose climate change legislation that would raise gasoline prices or electricity rates, according to a new poll. Opposition grows as the potential…
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    JLF joins national campaign to celebrate freedom

    posted July 16, 2008
    RALEIGH – The John Locke Foundation will honor the late Nobel Laureate economist Milton Friedman July 31 as part of the national Friedman Legacy for Freedom campaign. July 31 would…
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    JLF analyst sees need for state budget pruning

    posted June 18, 2008
    RALEIGH – Final state budget negotiations could produce a document that’s more fiscally responsible than either the House or Senate budget plans, according to analysis by a John Locke…
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    Climate commission should focus on original mission

    posted June 9, 2008
    RALEIGH — Lawmakers should not extend the work of their state climate commission, unless that group stops ignoring the will of the legislature and starts doing the job it was…
  • Press Release

    House budget ignores structural problems

    posted June 4, 2008
    RALEIGH – The N.C. House’s proposed $21.2 billion state operations budget spends too much money on unproven ideas, overspends one-time money for long-term expenses, and sets up future legislatures for…
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    New JLF guide urges policies promoting freedom

    posted June 2, 2008
    RALEIGH – Local governments can help their communities by keeping a lid on local taxes and fees, avoiding unnecessary regulation, and allowing private property owners to use their property without…
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    JLF analyst urges new focus for global warming group

    posted May 29, 2008
    RALEIGH – Legislators should allow North Carolina’s climate commission to disappear, unless the group refocuses its efforts on its original mandated mission. That’s the recommendation from a John Locke Foundation…