Policymakers in the many local governments of North Carolina face a host of important challenges. This issue guide offers solutions to problems that confront North Carolinians at municipal and county levels. The common thread in these recommendations is freedom. By increasing individual freedom, local governments can foster the prosperity of all North Carolinians and keep open avenues to innovative solutions from enterprising citizens.

The John Locke Foundation research team offers the following policy analyses and recommendations. Please feel free to contact the policy expert associated with each recommendation for further information.

Click this link to access the City and County Issue Guide 2014.

City and County Issue Guide 2014