CJ Radio (Page 8)

  • H.B. 2 is gone, debate lingers on

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 726: Now that the N.C. General Assembly has repealed controversial House Bill 2, the NCAA and ACC have announced that North Carolina is once again eligible to host the sports organizations’ championship events. It’s not clear that the fights sparked by the “bathroom…

  • New rules to guide use of N.C. rainy-day reserves

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 726: North Carolina lawmakers are pursuing new rules to restrict the use of the state’s “rainy-day” savings reserve. While the General Assembly has made a conscious effort to rebuild that reserve in recent years, they have had no rules to guide them. New…

  • Economists assess prospects for prosperity, peril

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 726: Ask a dozen different pundits, and you might get a dozen different answers about whether the American economy is heading toward prosperity or peril. Robert Whaples, professor of economics at Wake Forest University, co-edited a recent book assessing the national economy’s 50-year…

  • N.C. offers national example for tax reform

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 726: The income tax filing deadline is approaching, and it’s a good time to remind ourselves of major changes North Carolina has made in recent years to the state’s personal income tax. Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation senior vice president, recaps recent reforms…

  • 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.