May 01
Should the General Assembly Get a Pay Raise?

  May 1, 2017, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

  John Locke Foundation, 200 W. Morgan Street, 2nd Floor, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

The issue of how much to pay politicians naturally raises a wide range of thorny philosophical and empirical questions. This presentation reviews the claims made by proponents of pay raises, and compares their arguments to the available research on how we compensate politicians in the United States.
Here is the video from the event:

Donate Today

About John Locke Foundation

We are North Carolina’s Most Trusted and Influential Source of Common Sense. The John Locke Foundation was created in 1990 as an independent, nonprofit think tank that would work “for truth, for freedom, and for the future of North Carolina.” The Foundation is named for John Locke (1632-1704), an English philosopher whose writings inspired Thomas Jefferson and the other Founders.

The John Locke Foundation is a 501(c)(3) research institute and is funded solely from voluntary contributions from individuals, corporations, and charitable foundations.