The Winston-Salem Journal‘s “Scorecard” recently cited John Locke Foundation John Hood‘s support for reforming North Carolina’s process for drawing new election maps, also known as redistricting. National Review Online’s primary blog, “The Corner,” promoted Charles Cooke‘s upcoming speech to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. The Mount Airy News published Carolina Journal Publisher Jon Ham‘s recent column on the importance of media outlets telling “both sides” of the story.
The N.C. Spin website and NCPoliticalNews.com promoted CJ contributor Andy Taylor‘s column on the poor track record of the recently closed poverty center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Kernersville News published contributor Sam Hieb‘s column on a recent Guilford County school board debate involving federal Title I education funding.
N.C. Senate Republicans’ daily press email cited Hood’s columns on the state’s road funding challenges and positive tax benefits tied to ending N.C. unemployment insurance debt. GOP senators also highlighted CJ Associate Editor Dan Way‘s article on the details of state government paying off that $2.8 billion debt to the feds, along with Associate Editor Barry Smith‘s articles on a state House transportation funding bill and a state budget surplus. NCPoliticalNews.com picked up the budget surplus story.