• John Locke Update

    States, Taxes, and Economic Growth

    August 15, 2018
    Would North Carolina be a better place without an income tax? A recent Bankrate.com article compared the nine states that forgo broad-based personal income taxes with the rest of…
  • John Locke Update

    How Much Do Teachers Spend on School Supplies?

    August 15, 2018
    This is the second of a three-part series examining the issue of school supplies.  Part 1 discussed family expenditures on classroom items.  Part 3 will assess state expenditures for…
  • Person

    Jordan Roberts

    August 15, 2018
    As a Health Policy Analyst, Jordan focuses on health policy issues in North Carolina and at the federal level. Jordan, a Charlotte Native, earned two Political Science degrees from…
  • John Locke Update

    The Triumph of Homeschooling in North Carolina

    August 15, 2018
    Reprinted from the August 2018 issue of Carolina Journal. One of the cardinal rules of public policy writing for a general audience is that the author should not overload…
  • Person

    Garland Tucker

    August 15, 2018
    Garland S. Tucker III is retired chairman/CEO of Triangle Capital Corporation, author of Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Changed America – Jefferson to Reagan, and a Senior Fellow at the…