The Kernersville News published John Locke Foundation Director of Regulatory Studies Jon Sanders‘ recent column panning state film incentives. N.C. Senate Republicans highlighted in their daily press email Sanders’ column on a UNC-Wilmington professor’s ongoing free speech fight with campus administrators.
The N.C. Spin website promoted Director Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops‘ “Locker Room” blog entry on a misguided Charlotte Observer editorial dealing with public education. Stoops discusses Common Core public school standards in an interview with WSIC Radio. N.C. Senate Republicans cited his column on a legislative study of teacher pay.
NCPoliticalNews.com promoted Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato‘s column on flawed Keynesian economic theory, along with Health and Human Services Policy Analyst Katherine Restrepo‘s research newsletter on Obamacare’s “vanishing” mandate.
Director of Education Outreach Lindalyn Kakadelis discussed public school standards during her latest appearance with Lockwood Phillips on WTKF’s “Viewpoints Radio.” She also focused on standards during a presentation for a town hall meeting in Nags Head with state Sen. Bill Cook.
The Rocky Mount Telegram covered Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray‘s recent participation in a local Chamber of Commerce legislative forum. (Also during the forum, Becki Gray of the conservative Raleigh think tank the John Locke Foundation brought up the need for the state to look into some of the business regulations and whether or not they still are necessary. “As I travel around North Carolina and talk to a lot of businessmen, when I ask them ‘If you were going to start your business in North Carolina today, what would you do differently?'” Gray said. “They tell me — almost across the board — ‘I could not start my business in North Carolina today with the regulations that are in place — I could not do what I did 20 or 30 years ago.'”) Gray continues twice-weekly politics and public policy updates for WTSB Radio.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis tweeted about Carolina Journal Radio Co-Host Donna Martinez‘s 2013 “Right Angles” blog entry on term limits for state legislative leaders. JLF Director of Communications Mitch Kokai discussed the week’s top state government news with Curtis Wright on WMYT Radio.
The Triangle Tribune referenced a 2011 JLF study on the best way to deal with juvenile offenders.