The Durham Herald-Sun interviewed John Locke Foundation Director of Regulatory Studies Jon Sanders for an article about hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — for energy sources in North Carolina. promoted Sanders’ latest research newsletter on fracking, along with Director of Fiscal Policy Studies Sarah Curry‘s research newsletter on the federal budget.

The Mount Airy News, Duplin Times, and Laurinburg Exchange published Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato‘s column on federal carbon dioxide regulations. N.C. Senate Republicans’ daily press email highlighted the transcript of a recent Carolina Journal Radio interview with Cordato about the impact of North Carolina’s 2013 tax reform package, along with his column on the recent Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case and the clash between positive and negative rights.

An email from the N.C. Alliance for Public Charter Schools featured Director of Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops‘ research newsletter on public school systems’ productivity. The N.C. Public Charter Schools Association promoted Stoops’ newsletter on major education legislation. The Daily Haymaker took note of Stoops’ “Locker Room” blog entry on recent gubernatorial appointments to the state textbook commission.