A weekly, one-hour newsmagazine on North Carolina, Carolina Journal Radio is hosted by Donna Martinez and Mitch Kokai and features a diverse mix of guests and topics. Education reform, tax policy, the state legislature, affirmative action, air pollution, freedom of the press and the courts – these are just a few of the subjects that Carolina Journal Radio has tackled since the program began production in 2003.

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    Feds keep recipients of tax credit confidential

    RALEIGH —   The federal government issued tax credits in North Carolina approaching a half-billion dollars for renewable energy investment in the five most recent years for which records are available, and high-income earners have benefited the most from the tax favors. But the names of beneficiaries of that $466,928,000…

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    N.C. sees beneficial education reforms in 2016

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 688: From teacher pay increases to increased funding for opportunity scholarships to a new Achievement School District, the N.C. General Assembly took a number of steps in 2016 designed to improve public education in the state. Terry Stoops, JLF’s director of research and…

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    N.C. economic development functions now in hands of nonprofit group

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 688: Much of the work of the N.C. Department of Commerce has been transferred over the past two years to a nonprofit Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. CEO Christopher Chung says the partnership is working to promote the state’s economy with more…

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    Law professor, former federal prosecutor questions FBI’s handling of Clinton emails

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 688: FBI Director James Comey generated a recent controversy when he labeled former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “extremely careless” in her handling of confidential information on her private email server, then declared that no “reasonable prosecutor” would charge Clinton with a…