CJ Radio (Page 2)

  • North Carolina soars in recent national tax rankings

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 716: North Carolina has seen dramatic improvement in recent years in national rankings of state tax policies. Roy Cordato, the John Locke Foundation’s vice president for research and resident scholar, scrutinizes the rankings and explains why North Carolina has fared so well recently.

  • Top N.C. economists project likely 2017 scenarios

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 716: Some of the state’s top economic minds gathered recently to deliver their forecast for North Carolina’s economy in 2017. State business leaders heard from Michael Walden of N.C. State University, Harry Davis of Appalachian State University and the N.C. Bankers Association, John…

  • Trump has potential for major impact on U.S. Supreme Court

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 716: Donald Trump’s presidential election win could lead to major shifts in the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. Campbell University Law School professor Greg Wallace assesses Trump’s likely impact on the nation’s highest court, especially with an initial appointment to replace conservative…

  • Taxpayers should be wary of N.C. bids for Major League Soccer

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 715: North Carolina’s two largest cities both have groups working toward the potential acquisition of Major League Soccer franchises. Julie Tisdale, the John Locke Foundation’s city and county policy analyst, warns that taxpayers in Charlotte and Raleigh should pay attention as plans move…

  • Legislative leaders outline 2017 priorities

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 715: Familiar faces are leading both the N.C. House and Senate this year. Speaker Tim Moore will oversee the House for a second two-year term, while Senate leader Phil Berger is starting his fourth term as the top officer in his chamber. Moore…

  • N.C. justices stress importance of civics education

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 715: The American system of constitutional government depends on citizens who hold a basic understanding of the way the system works. That’s why people like N.C. Supreme Court Associate Justices Sam Ervin IV and Paul Newby stress the importance of civics education. Chief…

  • Charter school growth helps limit cost of Wake schools’ enrollment

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 715: The popularity of public charter schools has prompted North Carolina’s largest public school system to lower its enrollment projections. Terry Stoops, the John Locke Foundation’s director of research and education studies, assesses the significance of these enrollment changes for parents, students, traditional…

  • Carolina Journal Radio No. 715: Charter school popularity helps blunt Wake enrollment growth costs

    The popularity of public charter schools has prompted North Carolina’s largest public school system to lower its enrollment projections. Terry Stoops, the John Locke Foundation’s director of research and education studies, assesses the significance of these enrollment changes for parents, students, traditional district schools, and taxpayers. The American system of…