As North Carolina lawmakers prepare for another debate about the future of the state’s film incentive program, the state’s media outlets are seeking John Locke Foundation expertise on the topic. WRAL Television recently cited Director of Regulatory Studies Jon Sanders‘ work on film incentives, and Sanders discussed the topic with WFDD Radio. The Winston-Salem Journal quoted him in an article about the film incentives debate. NCPoliticalNews.com promoted Sanders’ latest research newsletter citing inconvenient facts about film incentives.
The News & Observer published a column co-authored by Sanders on the need for electricity regulation reform in North Carolina. Sanders discussed occupational licensing regulations during a presentation this week for a Duke University political science seminar.
WUNC Radio interviewed Director of Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops for a story this week on the state’s ongoing debate over teacher pay. A News & Observer story about taxpayer-funded prekindergarten programs quoted Stoops. Both the Laurinburg Exchange and Lumberton Robesonian published his column dispelling popular myths about education funding. The N.C. Spin website promoted Stoops’ blog entry on a bizarre skit at a State Board of Education meeting featuring “Little Miss Muffet.” Stoops participated in a panel discussion about the politics of pre-K for the N.C. Licensed Child Care Association. He will join Bill LuMaye this afternoon on Talk Radio WPTF to debunk common myths about Common Core public school standards.
The Kernersville News, Lumberton Robesonian, Richmond County Daily Journal, and NCPoliticalNews.com all published Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato‘s column on President Obama’s misguided policy regarding overtime pay.
The N.C. Spin website and NCPoliticalNews.com both promoted Director of Fiscal Policy Studies Sarah Curry‘s column on North Carolina’s unfunded liabilities for state workers and retirees. The Daily Haymaker website cited Curry’s work on growth in state government spending.
Health and Human Services Policy Analyst Katherine Restrepo joins Bill LuMaye on Talk Radio WPTF this afternoon to discuss recent developments with Obamacare, Medicaid, and other top health-related topics. Restrepo recently shared her health expertise with Joe McLaughlin on the WRHT Radio morning program. N.C. Senate Republicans promoted Restrepo’s column on problems facing Obamacare’s individual mandate.