• John Locke Update

    Tariffs: Donald Trump’s Sin Taxes

    December 13, 2018
    Question: When is it acceptable for a Republican president to openly brag about liking taxes? Answer: When the taxes are directed toward American consumers and are called tariffs. Last week,…
  • John Locke Update

    Fighting North Carolina’s CON

    September 6, 2018
    Is it legal for the state to block a private citizen’s entry into a market? A lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s Certificate of Need laws (CON) is attempting to…
  • John Locke Update

    Continuing on the Road to Freedom

    May 3, 2018
    Grounded in Freedom and the North Carolina Constitution North Carolina’s road to freedom began long ago. John Locke, the 17th-century English philosopher, started the journey and influenced Thomas Jefferson and…
  • Person

    Michael Power

    April 2, 2018
    Michael Power is the Senior Director of State Government Affairs in the Southern Region with the American Chemistry Council (ACC).  The Southern Region covers 13 states from Texas to Kentucky…