• John Locke Update

    Details of the N.C. Senate Tax Plan

    posted April 11, 2017 by Joseph Coletti
    The N.C. Senate’s “Billion-Dollar Tax Plan” could be  even larger  once final figures for 2016 income taxes are known in the next couple weeks. (By the way, don’t forget to file…
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    Better Budget Institutions, Lower Taxes

    posted April 6, 2017 by Joseph Coletti
    How many times in life have you known the right thing to do and ended up doing the wrong thing? You ate the chocolate cake—the whole thing—instead of going to…
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    Merchants 1, Free Speech Enemy Schneiderman 0

    posted March 30, 2017 by Jon Guze
    In December, I reported that the John Locke Foundation, along with 10 other amici curiae (“friends of the court”), had filed a brief in Expressions Hair…
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    What’s Missing in Economic Impact Studies? Economics

    posted March 30, 2017 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    Note: This is an excerpt from a John Locke Foundation Spotlight report. Economic impact studies are everywhere. Whether it’s to support a new highway project, special tax breaks for…
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    Staffing may hobble class size reduction efforts

    posted March 24, 2017 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    For the last several months, lawmakers and school districts have been at odds over class size requirements for grades K – 3.  On one side, some members of the…
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    Justice for Eugenics Victims (Further) Delayed

    posted March 23, 2017 by Jon Guze
    I’ve written previously about litigation that has delayed the closing of “a shameful chapter in North Carolina’s history.” As I explained, that chapter began in 1933 when the General…
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    Jacob’s New Address: A School of Choice

    posted March 23, 2017 by Dr. Terry Stoops
    On Tuesday, the Charlotte Observer reported that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools planned to use a book titled “Jacob’s New Dress” in all first-grade classes as part of the district’s anti-bullying…

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