• John Locke Update

    Minimum Wage Hikes Leave Less-Experienced Workers Behind

    posted October 25, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    The John Locke Foundation’s policy position on the minimum wage concludes with this recommendation: Keep the state minimum wage no higher than the federal minimum wage. Create no greater harm…
  • John Locke Update

    North Carolina Lessons from New York Blabbermouths

    posted August 30, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    Recently, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo accidentally self-reported a serious federal violation. He could face a $100,000 fine. See if you can spot it here: “One of the highlight…
  • John Locke Update

    Minimum Wage And The Right To Work

    posted July 11, 2016 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    Do you believe that a minority teenager, maybe a high school drop out, with very few job skills, has a right to work? Or do you believe that being low…
  • Research Report

    Agenda 2014: A Candidate’s Guide to Key Issues in North Carolina Public Policy

    posted June 1, 2014 by Research Staff
    Every two years since 1996, coinciding with North Carolina's races for the General Assembly, the John Locke Foundation has published a revised edition of Agenda, our public policy guide for candidates and voters. Typically as we enter the campaign season, candidates for public office in North Carolina are faced with a daunting task: to develop informed positions on dozens of public policy issues. In the pages of Agenda 2014 we provide a concise and easily digestible guide covering a wide range of specific issues, from taxes and spending to energy policy and education.
  • Press Release

    Price controls hurt N.C. consumers, workers

    posted December 12, 2006
    RALEIGH – North Carolina hurts its consumers and taxpayers when it tries to control prices, according to the John Locke Foundation’s new Macon Series report. That includes so-called “price…

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