John Locke Foundation: Prudent Policy / Impeccable Research - Volume CCLXXXV | Eastern North Carolina Now

    Publisher's note: We want our readers to understand that there is wise policy afoot here in North Carolina, and to that end, we offer these excellent videos from our associates, in prudent policy research, at the John Locke Foundation.

    We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.


Carolina Journal’s Rick Henderson assesses Amazon HQ2 site search



Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses Amazon’s site search for its second headquarters. Henderson offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio.


N.C. Treasurer Dale Folwell explains why state retirees saw early federal tax benefits



N.C. State Treasurer Dale Folwell explains how his staffers’ quick response to the federal tax law helped state government retirees get an extra $5.7 million in their benefit checks. Folwell offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio.


Telemedicine’s role in boosting access to health care in rural N.C.



    Telemedicine has the potential to help boost access to health care in rural parts of North Carolina.

    Katherine Restrepo, John Locke Foundation director of health care policy, explained telemedicine’s role during a presentation Monday to JLF’s Shaftesbury Society.

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