CJ Radio (Page 6)

  • State government rules could face more scrutiny

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 713: The head of North Carolina’s Rules Review Commission would like to see a change that would ensure even more of the state’s rules face regular scrutiny. Carolina Journal Associate Editor Dan Way explains why the RRC chairman hopes state lawmakers will amend…

  • Report suggests N.C. government has too many supervisors

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 713: North Carolina state government might have “too many chiefs and not enough Indians.” That’s the way one lawmaker summarized a recent report on the size and scope of government bureaucracy. The report suggested government has more supervisors and decision-making layers than it…

  • Changing technology to ensure key role for nuclear energy

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 713: Much of the current energy debate in North Carolina and across the country involves solar power, wind, and natural gas. Much less attention has been paid to the future of nuclear energy. David McNelis, director of the Center for Sustainable Energy, Environment,…

  • New governor to impact N.C. General Assembly’s work in 2017

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 713: The N.C. General Assembly returns for its long legislative session with a new sparring partner in the governor’s mansion. Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation senior vice president, examines the potential impact of new Gov. Roy Cooper on the 2017 session. She also…

  • Court ruling could influence N.C. state government transparency

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 712: The N.C. Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal from outgoing N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory in his longstanding public-records dispute with media outlets and two left-of-center advocacy groups. Carolina Journal Editor-in-Chief Rick Henderson analyzes the significance of the ruling. Henderson also addresses…

  • Lawmakers hope to learn lessons from Charlotte riot response

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 712: Charlotte attracted national attention in the fall because of the riots that followed the fatal police shooting of a black man. Now that the city has calmed down, lawmakers are trying to learn what worked and what didn’t work as the city…

  • Report critiques N.C Medicaid’s efforts to detect waste, fraud, and abuse

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 712: A recent state review critiqued the North Carolina Medicaid program’s efforts to detect waste, fraud, and abuse. You’ll hear highlights from the review conducted by the General Assembly’s Program Evaluation Division, plus reaction from the state Medicaid director and leading legislators.