• John Locke Update

    Fight regulatory dark matter by defining terms properly

    posted May 7, 2021 by Jon Sanders
    Regulatory dark matter is an executive agency's policies, guidelines, memos, or interpretive statements of rules that the agency then enforces as if they are the rules themselves. House Bill 361 would make any agency policy, guideline, interpretive statement, etc. implemented as a rule to be "unenforceable." The bill would require any such policy treated as a rule to be formally adopted as a rule first.
  • John Locke Update

    JLF Research Division: COVID-19 review for June

    posted July 8, 2020 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    The John Locke Foundation’s Research Division published COVID-19 reviews in March, April, and May, and below is a list of our work in June.  Riots,…
  • John Locke Update

    Wait, why do we require so much training for barbers?

    posted June 17, 2020 by Jon Sanders
    The News & Observer ran one of its occasional “fact checks” on a recent statement by former Democratic Sen. Floyd McKissick before the General Assembly. He said, while calling for…
  • John Locke Update

    JLF Research Division: COVID-19 review for May

    posted June 1, 2020 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    In March and April, we published our first two COVID-19 reviews, a list of articles, blog posts, reports, and media appearances by John Locke Foundation research staff.  Below is a list…
  • John Locke Update

    Bill would bring universal license recognition to NC

    posted May 20, 2020 by Jon Sanders
    Facing a coronavirus, 50 states and the District of Columbia rolled out 51 different plans with 51 different justifications that they’re based in science. North Carolinians are under one of…
  • John Locke Update

    Removing 21st century barriers to telehealth

    posted May 13, 2020 by Jordan Roberts
    Consider the following scenario. You aren’t feeling well, and you believe you may be coming down with a cold or the flu. You pick up your smartphone and request a…
  • John Locke Update

    JLF Research Division: COVID-19 review for April

    posted May 4, 2020 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    In March, we published our first COVID-19 review, a list of articles, blog posts, reports, and media appearances by John Locke Foundation research staff.  Below is a list of…
  • John Locke Update

    JLF Research Division: COVID-19 review for March

    posted March 31, 2020 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    Three weeks ago today, Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency due to the spread of COVID-19.  One day later, John Locke Foundation researchers paused all other projects and got…

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