CJ Radio (Page 9)

  • Governor’s budget plan would require future tax hikes

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 784: Gov. Roy Cooper wants to repeal scheduled personal and corporate income tax cuts, spend nearly every dollar available to state government this year, and take on additional $2 billion in state debt. Joseph Coletti, John Locke Foundation senior fellow, explains why…

  • Scholar applies economics principles to judicial selection

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 784: State lawmakers have been debating potential changes to the system North Carolina uses to select its judges. The John Locke Foundation and Western Carolina University’s Center for the Study of Free Enterprise co-hosted a recent panel discussion of the topic. Carolina Journal…

  • Scholar defends partisan judicial elections, assesses alternatives

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 784: State lawmakers have been debating potential changes to the system North Carolina uses to select its judges. The John Locke Foundation and Western Carolina University’s Center for the Study of Free Enterprise co-hosted a recent panel discussion of the topic. Carolina Journal…

  • Reaction to N.C. teacher walkout, Raleigh rally

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 784: Thousands of public school teachers greeted the N.C. General Assembly when lawmakers returned to work in Raleigh. Teachers demanded higher pay and more spending on items such as school textbooks. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation vice president for research, examines the…

  • States wrestle with occupational licensing, film incentives

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 783: North Carolina policymakers are not alone when it comes to wrestling with public policy issues such as the proper level of occupational licensing and the use of incentives targeting the film industry. Jon Sanders, John Locke Foundation director of regulatory studies, compares…

  • Scholar cites research panning partisan judicial elections

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 783: State lawmakers have been debating potential changes to the system North Carolina uses to select its judges. The John Locke Foundation and Western Carolina University’s Center for the Study of Free Enterprise co-hosted a recent panel discussion of the topic. Carolina Journal…

  • Scholar defends current N.C. system of partisan judicial elections

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 783: State lawmakers have been debating potential changes to the system North Carolina uses to select its judges. The John Locke Foundation and Western Carolina University’s Center for the Study of Free Enterprise co-hosted a recent panel discussion of the topic. Carolina Journal…

  • Harris-Pittenger upset headlines N.C. primary election results

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 783: North Carolina’s primary election featured the first incumbent congressman to lose an election in 2018. Eight incumbent legislators also lost their re-election bids. Carolina Journal Editor-in-Chief Rick Henderson analyzes these and other results. Henderson assesses the potential impact for the November general election.