• John Locke Update

    Incentives under the microscope

    posted October 15, 2009
    The recent announcement that Dell plans to close its Winston-Salem desktop computer plant, which government officials lured to North Carolina with millions of dollars in targeted tax breaks, prompted renewed…
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    On the road again

    posted October 15, 2009
    A recent tea party appearance in Graham attracted media attention to John Locke Foundation Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray. Both the Burlington Times-News and Elon University’s…
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    Education issues

    posted October 15, 2009
    When the Sanford Herald reported this week Lee County Schools’ proposals to add administrative staff, a newspaper editorial highlighted research from John Locke Foundation Education Policy Analyst Terry…
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    Other items of interest

    posted October 15, 2009
    In his latest TownHall.com column, John Locke Foundation Policy Analyst and Research Editor Jon Sanders discusses how a cap-and-trade scheme for carbon dioxide emissions would hurt families trying…
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    Other items of interest

    posted October 8, 2009
    The Kinston Free Press featured today on the front page of its local section a guest column from John Locke Foundation Research Director and Local Government Analyst Michael…
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    On the road

    posted October 8, 2009
    The N.C. History Project wrapped up its three-part series on the State of Our Constitution with a panel discussion in Salisbury on the N.C. Constitution and education. The Salisbury Post…
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    Hood analyzes state, national issues

    posted October 8, 2009
    In addition to the “Critical Condition” blog, John Hood contributed this week to National Review Online’s primary blog, “The Corner,” with analysis of issues such as flaws in government…
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    Health-care debate continues

    posted October 8, 2009
    When a News & Observer headline writer mistakenly labeled a pricing change in the State Health Plan as a “fat tax,” John Locke Foundation Fiscal and Health Care Policy Analyst…
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    Wake school board race tops election news

    posted October 8, 2009
    Before Wake County voters overwhelmingly rejected the current school board’s diversity-based student assignment policies,  John Locke Foundation Education Policy Analyst Terry Stoops offered his assessment of the election…
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    On the air

    posted October 1, 2009
    Broadcast audiences from Charlotte to the coast had a chance to hear John Locke Foundation experts comment this week on important state and local issues. President John Hood joined Scott…

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