CJ Radio (Page 5)

  • Analyzing the latest N.C. public school student performance data

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 749: The N.C. Department of Public Instruction has released its latest grades for public schools across the state, along with graduation rates and other significant school data. Terry Stoops, the John Locke Foundation’s vice president for research, analyzes the data and highlights key…

  • Lawmakers override veto of bill expanding credit insurance

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 749: State lawmakers recently voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a bill to expand the availability of credit insurance. You’ll hear highlights from the N.C. House’s debate on the measure. Supporters said it would enable more people to insure purchases of…

  • Tallying America’s foreign policy, national security threats

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 749: America faces numerous foreign policy and national security threats. Van Hipp tracks them as chairman of American Defense International Inc. During a recent visit to Raleigh, Hipp spelled out his key concerns about interlocking threats from North Korea, radical Islam, and other…

  • N.C. needs no law dictating telemedicine ‘parity’

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 748: Telemedicine offers great promise for addressing American health care needs in the future. But Katherine Restrepo, John Locke Foundation director of health care policy, has raised concerns about legislative proposals to create “telemedicine parity.” Restrepo explains what that concept means and why…

  • N.C. leaders raise concerns about GenX in Cape Fear River

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 748: State policymakers are concerned about the recent revelation that a chemical called GenX has been dumped into the Cape Fear River since the early 1980s. Gov. Roy Cooper has asked the General Assembly for more money to address the issue. Meanwhile, the…

  • Supreme Court looks ahead after ‘lower-key’ 2016-17 term

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 748: While U.S. Supreme Court justices enjoy a brief break in their work, Ilya Shapiro is busy analyzing the court’s work from the past year. Shapiro is senior fellow in constitutional studies at the libertarian Cato Institute and editor-in-chief of the Cato Supreme…