As the N.C. General Assembly considers legislation to scale back auto emissions inspections requirements, the Greensboro News and Record and Winston-Salem Journal quoted John Locke Foundation Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato in an article about North Carolina’s air quality regulations. Health and Human Services Policy Analyst Katherine Restrepo discussed her recent research into health insurance “adverse selection” during an appearance with Lockwood Phillips on WTKF’s “Viewpoints Radio.” promoted the adverse selection report and Restrepo’s research newsletter on proposed rate increases from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.

Director of Fiscal Policy Studies Sarah Curry analyzes the latest developments in the N.C. General Assembly’s budget impasse during an appearance tonight on Time Warner Cable News’ statewide “Capital Tonight” program. The Asheboro Courier-Tribune picked up a News and Record article highlighting Curry’s recent report on county government incentives. promoted Curry’s research newsletter on proposals for a state Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

Economics and Regulatory Policy Analyst Michael Lowrey released the latest edition of the annual By The Numbers report, which ranks N.C. cities and counties based on their local tax-and-fee burdens. A Wilson Daily Times editorial cited Director of Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops‘ recent column on homeschooling trends. and N.C. Senate Republicans’ daily press email promoted Stoops’ column on the state government takeover of operations within Halifax County public schools. The Senate GOP also highlighted the transcript of a Carolina Journal Radio interview with Director of Legal Studies Jon Guze about the future of North Carolina’s Map Act.