by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online that the N.C. House stripped a provision designed to help Smithfield Foods before passing a bill limiting damages linked to hog farm lawsuits.
Carolina Journal Online also highlights a new John Locke Foundation report that shows North Carolina continues to welcome more new public school teachers than it loses to other states.
The Daily Journal explains how proposed N.C. tax changes affecting children would boost working-class and middle-class families.