John Locke Update / Impact Newsletter

Reining in government, community college remediation, and pontiff pontification

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The Raleigh News and Observer published Director of Regulatory Studies Jon Sanders‘ column touting the potential benefits of a state-level REINS Act to limit the growth of North Carolina’s regulatory burden. The Lumberton Robesonian published Terry Stoops’ column on North Carolina’s continuing struggle with a high remediation rate for recent high school graduates attending state community colleges. interviewed Stoops for an article about low-performing public schools. The Kernersville News published John Locke Foundation Health and Human Services Policy Analyst Katherine Restrepo‘s column on direct primary care.

The website publicized in its “Mises Daily” feature Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato‘s column on Pope Francis, capitalism, and religious liberty. The Raleigh News and Observer noted Director of Fiscal Policy Studies Sarah Curry‘s report opposing the creation of a new state Cabinet-level department focusing on military and veterans affairs.

N.C. Senate Republicans took note of a Carolina Journal report highlighting Director of Legal Studies Jon Guze‘s friend-of-the-court legal brief in a lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s Map Act. promoted Sanders’ report and research newsletter on the REINS Act, along with Restrepo’s newsletter on the benefits of direct primary care. N.C. Senate Republicans promoted Sanders’ REINS report in their daily press email.

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