CJ Radio (Page 6)

  • Trump’s tariffs would hurt American consumers

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 769: President Trump wants new tariffs on foreign-made washing machines, solar panels, and other items. These tariffs would amount to a tax on American consumers. Roy Cordato, John Locke Foundation senior economist, explains why these tariffs represent a bad approach to public policy.

  • State department considers future with driverless cars

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 769: Driverless cars are on their way to N.C. highways. The state Department of Transportation is devoting some attention now to issues that must be addressed to accommodate those cars. Kevin Lacy, state traffic engineer, outlined some key questions N.C. DOT is considering…

  • Statewide political program marks milestone, moves to new home

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 769: Much has changed in N.C. politics during the past 19 years. The “NC SPIN” program has documented those changes for television viewers across the state. Now, after celebrating the milestone of its 1,000th episode, “NC SPIN” has moved to a new home…

  • Cooper raises eyebrows with $58 million pipeline fund

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 769: Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration ended months of speculation by approving a key water-quality permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. While complaints from environmental activists grabbed headlines, Cooper also raised eyebrows by announcing the creation of a new fund totaling nearly $58 million.

  • Raleigh attorney’s judicial nomination generates heat on Capitol Hill

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 768: Raleigh attorney Thomas Farr has been nominated four times since 2006 for the same seat as a federal District Court judge in North Carolina’s Eastern District. During a recent U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee meeting, Democratic members blasted Farr’s nomination. You’ll hear some…

  • National tax group applauds recent pushback against soda, bag taxes

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 768: The federal tax reform package has grabbed recent headlines, but advocates of better tax policy have seen recent gains at the state and local levels as well. Patrick Gleason, director of state affairs at Americans for Tax Reform, says his group has…