CJ Radio (Page 9)

  • Border-adjustment tax would add millions to N.C. insurance premiums

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 732: A proposed federal border-adjustment tax could boost N.C. property-casualty insurance premiums by $800 million over a decade. That’s the key finding in a new report from the John Locke Foundation and R Street Institute. Report co-author Lawrence Powell of the Alabama Center…

  • Marsy’s Law would boost crime victims’ rights in N.C. Constitution

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 732: North Carolina voters could be asked to amend the state constitution to add more protection of crime victims’ rights. It’s part of a national campaign dubbed “Marsy’s Law.” Supporters in the N.C. General Assembly says the amendment would ensure that crime victims…

  • Concerns about American trade deficits misguided

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 732: Some pundits and politicians worry about the American trade deficit. Donald Boudreaux, professor of economics at George Mason University, says those worries are misplaced. Boudreaux addresses common myths surrounding trade and the desirability of surpluses rather than deficits.

  • Supreme Court rejects case tied to N.C. voter ID law

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 732: The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case involving North Carolina’s 2013 election law. That decision leaves intact an Appeals Court ruling striking down the law. It also means North Carolina will not require voters to show a photo ID…

  • New book highlights growth of N.C. distilleries

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 731: It’s attracted much less attention than the booming craft brewing industry, but North Carolina’s craft distillery sector also has seen substantial growth in recent years. Proposals in the General Assembly could pave the way for even more growth. Carolina Journal Managing Editor…

  • Lawmakers target free speech on N.C. college campuses

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 731: Legislators are pushing forward with a bill that’s designed to protect free speech on North Carolina’s public university campuses. The measure calls on university system leaders to devise a plan to ensure individual campuses do not shut the door on free, open…

  • Brexit architect assesses impact for UK relations with Europe, U.S.

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 731: The political world is still coming to grips with Brexit, Britain’s vote in 2016 to leave the European Union. Matthew Elliott, senior fellow at the Legatum Institute, was CEO of the “Vote Leave” campaign that supported Brexit. During a recent visit to…