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  • Carolina Journal Radio No. 742: N.C. State researchers say school silenced their solar views

    Two N.C. State University researchers say the university has silenced them because they’ve raised concerns about potential negative impacts from utility-scale solar energy projects in North Carolina. In a Carolina Journal exclusive, Associate Editor Dan Way has documented evidence of the university’s efforts to downplay the researchers’ work. North Carolina…

  • Urban growth generates transit concerns

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 741: Urban growth often leads to growing concerns about transportation and public transit. As the Triangle copes with these issues, retired Duke professor John Staddon has been studying how other communities have addressed transit concerns. Staddon shares his findings. He offers suggestions about…

  • N.C. lawmakers continue to debate use of targeted tax incentives

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 741: North Carolina lawmakers continue to debate whether and how to use targeted tax incentives to lure new jobs into the state. A recent N.C. House committee meeting featured debate about proposals to tweak incentives rules in ways that could favor poorer rural…

  • Terrorist attack’s impact prompts lawsuit against Twitter

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 741: The daughter of North Carolina-based former Ambassador Jim Cain serves as lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against Twitter. Cameron Cain and a co-plaintiff contend that the social media giant has not taken adequate stops to block ISIS from using Twitter to plan…

  • Budget expert rebuts estimate of $1 billion future N.C. shortfall

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 740: The General Assembly’s budget staff estimates that North Carolina could face a $1 billion gap between revenue and expenses in future years. Democrats and their ideological allies have pointed to the estimate to support their complaints about recent state tax cuts. Republicans…

  • National expert sees signs of grand strategy in Trump’s foreign policy

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 740: While President Trump’s foreign policy is still a work in progress, a noted expert from the Reagan administration sees the outlines of a credible grand strategy. Henry Nau, professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University, analyzed key elements…

  • Border-adjustment tax draws fire from retailers, consumer advocates

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 740: A controversial proposal from Washington, D.C., could force North Carolina families to pay hundreds of dollars more each year in taxes on everyday household items. It’s called the border-adjustment tax. Andy Ellen, president and general counsel of the N.C. Retail Merchants Association,…

  • N.C. officials place increased focus on human trafficking

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 740: North Carolina lawmakers and law enforcement agencies are focusing increased attention on the problem of human trafficking. The latest Carolina Journal cover package details those efforts. Editor-in-Chief Rick Henderson explains how state legislation approved this year targets trafficking in new ways. Henderson…