This spotlight from JLF, contends that the budget for North Carolina's General Fund spending totals $20.6 billion for fiscal year 2013-14, is only a 2.5 percent increase from the previous yea
In this March 2013 front page issue of the Carolina Journal, Dan Way reports that the legislature sent a bill to NC Governor Pay McCrory to ban Medicaid expansion and to not participate in the heal
Lessons Learned: How the Partnership for a Healthy North Carolina Avoids Kentucky’s Medicaid Reform Mistakes
In this document from the John Locke Foundation, the authors argue that in 2011, Kentucky transitioned to a statewide Medicaid managed care program.
A good deal of discussion of late has centered on reforming North Carolina’s tax code, and that is a good thing.
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