• John Locke Update

    Convention center critique

    posted September 11, 2008
    Now that Raleigh city officials have finished celebrating the opening of a new $221 million convention center, the John Locke Foundation’s concerns about that center’s financial picture are attracting attention.
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    Political influence

    posted September 11, 2008
    The John Locke Foundation played a recent role in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race, when a television ad criticizing Democratic challenger Kay Hagan cited JLF research about North Carolina’s state…
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    Education issues highlighted

    posted September 11, 2008
    Some North Carolina public school teachers are still complaining because the State Board of Education cut their ABC bonuses this year. A new Associated Press article about their complaints featured…
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    Local government scrutiny

    posted September 11, 2008
    Taxpayers would benefit if local government leaders did a better job scrutinizing their programs for possible savings. That’s the theme of a Chad Adams column that appeared recently…
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    Election expertise

    posted September 4, 2008
    When one of North Carolina’s most successful Democratic Party campaign strategists suggested in a public forum that liberals must hide their true beliefs to win votes, the comment earned national…
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    Wasting energy on global warming alarmism

    posted September 4, 2008
    Climate policy is the “holy grail” for social engineers. At least that’s the argument JLF Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato has made. The International…
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    ‘Parent-friendly’ schools

    posted September 4, 2008
    A John Locke Foundation report ranking each of North Carolina’s 115 public school systems on the basis of “parent-friendliness” continues to draw media attention. The report from Education…
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    Editorial impact

    posted September 4, 2008
    Two N.C. newspapers used John Locke Foundation material this week to help bolster arguments in their in-house editorials. The Salisbury Post quoted from the Center for Local Innovation’s…
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    Impact beyond the Tar Heel State

    posted September 4, 2008
    The John Locke Foundation’s resident historian, Troy Kickler of the N.C. History Project, recently took his knowledge on the road. Kickler joined a star-studded panel of historians presenting their research…
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    Other items of interest

    posted September 4, 2008
    Charlotte’s WCCB Television led a recent newscast with material based heavily on the work of Meck Deck blogger Jeff Taylor. Taylor recounted how the suspect in a recent…

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