CJ Radio (Page 4)

  • Ongoing court challenges delay state eugenics payments

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 725: Payments tied to North Carolina’s eugenics compensation program have been delayed because of ongoing court cases. Jon Guze, the John Locke Foundation’s director of legal studies, explains the significance of the legal dispute and its impact on eugenics survivors.

  • Competition that made N.C. basketball great also could boost education

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 725: Competition has helped make the Triangle one of the best places in the nation for college basketball. That same type of competition could help improve public education in the Triangle and across the state. That’s the assessment from Richard Vinroot, the former…

  • Assessing current efforts to repeal, replace Obamacare

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 725: As policymakers in Washington consider potential repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, one observer who’s watching their actions closely is Tevi Troy, chief executive officer of the American Health Policy Institute. Troy is also former deputy secretary in the U.S.

  • Regulation change has demonstrated benefits

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 724: North Carolina has seen positive results from its recent adoption of a regulatory reform that places state rules under the microscope at least once every 10 years. It’s known officially as “sunsetting” rules with “periodic review.” Jon Sanders, the John Locke Foundation’s…

  • Good news on campus speech codes, other challenges persist

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 724: Free speech has secured at least a limited victory on college campuses across the country. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education reports improvement in its latest analysis of college speech codes. Robert Shibley, FIRE’s executive director, shares highlights from the new…

  • Premier N.C. higher education watchdog moves forward under Martin’s name

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 724: North Carolina’s premier higher education watchdog recently changed its name. The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal honors North Carolina’s only two-term Republican governor of the 20th century. Martin explains why he was willing to lend his name to the group,…

  • N.C. solar success depends on subsidies from taxpayers, ratepayers

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 724: North Carolina’s solar energy industry depends on heavy subsidies from taxpayers and electric ratepayers. State legislators recently heard a presentation from Duke Energy spelling out the details of those subsidies. Dan Way, Carolina Journal associate editor, recaps the presentation’s highlights and the…