State film incentives programs are the feel-good production of the year, or so state economic boosters would have you believe.
North Carolina’s little-known Beach Plan imposes an enormous fiscal liability on the state.
Teacher-certification requirements are among the most onerous rules enforced by state education agencies and have the potential seriously to limit the scope, quality, and accessibility of virt
This report on certificate-of-need regulation is the first in a series of annual research papers from the John Locke Foundation devoted to explaining the principles of free markets and
North Carolina is the only state in which counties pay a fixed percentage of Medicaid costs. Counties have no control over how they spend up to 15 percent of their general fund bu
In this news article by Carolina Journal editor Richard Wagner, he details the problems with state environmental regulations vis-a-vis state regulations and federal regulations: some
Surveying the cost explosion and other problems facing Medicaid, many state and federal lawmakers have turned to managed care as a way to rein in expenses. This is not surprising.
Most people think that America's welfare state is shrinking. The number of families on cash assistance has been declining for years in most states, dropping by nearly 40% from 199