CJ Radio (Page 107)

  • Academic Freedom: Defense for Bad Behavior or Needed Shield?

    George Leef on academic freedom; Scott Hodge on tax breaks & targeted incentives; Doug Lance on prison alternatives; Pete Brunstetter, William Current and Nelson Dollar on independent redistricting commission; Terry Stoops on nonclassroom personnel growth.

  • The North Carolina Constitution and Your Wallet

    Joe Coletti on N.C. House budget plans; Gene Boyce, Jeff Broadwater, John Dinan and Bob Orr on the N.C. Constitution and taxation; Rick Glazier and Terry Stoops on giving schools budget flexibility; Mitch Kokai and Donna Martinez on Sonia Sotomayor.

  • Would You Travel Overseas For Cheaper Medical Care?

    Becki Gray on key legislative bills; Eddie Goodall, Connie Book, Jane Pinsky and Damon Circosta on televising the legislature; Tim Moore on status of state's death penalty; Rajesh Rao on medical tourism; and Dallas Woodhouse on Take Back Our State rally.

  • Investigations and Questions Swirl Around Mike Easley

    Don Carrington on Mike Easley controversy; Bradley Smith on problems with taxpayer-financed elections; Jane Shaw on value of a school's reputation; Hugh Holliman and Eddie Goodall, and Daren Bakst on pros and cons of a smoking ban.

  • Do Lawmakers Want to Modernize the Code, Or Just Raise Taxes?

    Terry Stoops put Wake County and Charlotte/Meck school systems under a microscope; Dan Clodfelter, David Hoyle, Phil Berger, Paul Stam, and Joe Coletti discuss modernizing the state's tax code; and Michael Sanera offers policy advice to local officials.

  • Tax Day Tea Parties Energize Fiscal Conservatives

    "Tea party" activists on concerns over rising taxes; Becki Gray on energy and momentum of the "tea parties" Eddie Goodall on repealing the death tax, David Hartgen on state's transportation issues, David Bass on fraud in free- and reduced-lunch program.

  • Students Turn to Essay Mills for Freshly Written Papers

    George Leef on essay mills; Harry Brown, Courtney Clapp, June Atkinson and Bill Downey on career/tech education; Dan Clodfelter on unspecified tax increases in budget; Holly Brewer on John Locke's opposition to slavery; Joe Coletti on Senate budget.

  • John Hood: State’s Economic Woes are No Accident

    John Hood on N.C.'s economic woes, Phil Berger and Terry Stoops on public school challenges, Mark Prak on potential return of Fairness Doctrine, Michael Lowrey on shrinking coverage of statewide issues, and Roy Cordato on reforming N.C.'s tax code.

  • Tax-Day Tea Parties Spread Across North Carolina

    Dallas Woodhouse, Danny Martinez and Melodye Aben on the tea party phenomenon in N.C., Laura Wiley on tax credits for kids with special needs; Sally Pipes on myths about the health care system; Terry Stoops on dropout prevention grants.