John Locke Update / Impact Newsletter

Redistricting, economic impact, direct primary care, and other items of interest

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The Wake Forest Weekly published Carolina Journal Associate Editor Dan Way‘s recent article on academics’ reaction to the turmoil created by North Carolina’s congressional redistricting legal battle. The Heartland Institute interviewed Mitch Kokai about Durham County’s decision to ban e-cigarettes on county property. highlighted Katherine Restrepo’s research newsletter on the variety of direct primary care models, along with John Locke Foundation Director of Regulatory Studies Jon Sanders‘ column on dubious economic impact studies. The N.C. Spin website promoted City and County Policy Analyst Julie Tisdale‘s column panning local government targeted tax incentives.

N.C. Senate Republicans’ daily press email cited John Hood’s columns on the value of incremental public policy victories and the danger of Donald Trump, Becki Gray’s column on potential reforms for this spring’s short legislative session, Sanders’ column on economic impact studies, and CJ Executive Editor Don Carrington‘s story on the N.C. Railroad’s unusual connection to a megasite project. The Senate GOP also highlighted CJ campaign coverage of Republican primary elections in Council of State races for attorney general, superintendent of public instruction, and secretary of state.

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