• John Locke Update

    Coal-ash settlement: Why did they all agree to it?

    posted January 27, 2020 by Jon Sanders
    Several questions surround the coal-ash cleanup settlement agreement between Gov. Roy Cooper’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), several “Community Groups,” Duke Energy, and not electricity consumers. The agreement…
  • John Locke Update

    The Equal Rights Amendment: Back from the Dead?

    posted January 23, 2020 by Jon Guze
    After they took control of the state legislature last fall, Virginia Democrats announced a legislative agenda that was tailor-made to polarize public opinion and generate acrimony. So far, it…
  • John Locke Update

    More Twists and Turns in the CON Law Case

    posted January 14, 2020 by Jon Guze
    As regular readers probably know, in July of 2018, a Winston-Salem surgeon named Gajendra Singh filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of North Carolina’s Certificate of Need (CON) law. In…
  • John Locke Update

    PURPA Rules Change Could Help Electricity Consumers

    posted December 9, 2019 by Jon Sanders
    A pending major federal rule change could create a positive change for people’s electricity bills. That could be good news, especially for North Carolinians. This fall, the Federal Energy Regulatory…
  • John Locke Update

    A Victory for Health Care Freedom

    posted November 26, 2019 by Jon Guze
    Just before Thanksgiving, Wake County Superior Court Judge Gregory P. McGuire filed an order denying the state’s motion to dismiss in Singh v. DHHS, a case in which a Forsyth County…
  • John Locke Update

    Leftist Children of Privilege Play by Different Rules

    posted November 14, 2019 by Jon Guze
    San Francisco has a new district attorney, and his name is Chesa Boudin.  His background is interesting, not just for what it reveals about San Francisco’s voters but also…
  • John Locke Update

    Restrictive Regulations Stand in the Way of More Housing Solutions

    posted October 23, 2019 by Jon Sanders
    Outdated zoning, rent controls, and other regulations are preventing people in high-demand urban settings from providing affordable housing arrangements, such as adding accessory dwelling units (ADUs) like granny…
  • John Locke Update

    Crimes That Make You Go Hmm

    posted October 15, 2019 by Mike Schietzelt
    North Carolina’s criminal code is a complex beast. As we’ve mentioned time and time again, crimes are tucked all over the place. There’s a crime in more than 140…

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