Cooper’s latest budget plan spends too much, takes aim at parents’ educational choices

Locke experts offer initial review of governor’s new two-year spending proposals RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s latest two-year budget plan would spend far too much money, setting North Carolina’s state government on an unsustainable future path. The governor also continues his pointless push to expand Medicaid, touts an unnecessary bond package, and targets popular parental...

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March 24, 2021

North Carolina Think Tanks Join Forces, Creating the Southeast’s Most Powerful Voice For Personal and Economic Freedom

RALEIGH — The intellectual forces that have driven three decades of freedom-forward research and policy reforms in North Carolina will merge their capabilities, ensuring that North Carolinians’ liberties are robustly defended and advanced as we enter this next decade. Effective January 1, 2021, the staff and resources of the John Locke Foundation and the Civitas Institute...

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December 10, 2020