CJ Radio (Page 9)

  • Recent CJ stories highlight property-rights disputes

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 701: Carolina Journal continues to shine light on stories involving government rules that limit people’s use of their private property. Associate Editor Barry Smith offers updates on two of his most recent stories. First, a judge has told the N.C. Department of Transportation…

  • UNC investigates greater use of performance-based funding

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 701: The University of North Carolina system continues to look for ways to provide more “bang for the buck.” One option under consideration is an increased focus on performance-based funding. Matthew Pellish of the Education Advisory Board recently briefed the UNC Board of…

  • Election will have major impact on federal judiciary

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 701: This year’s presidential election will have a profound impact on the American courts. Doug Bandow, senior fellow at the Cato Institute, reminds us that the next president will nominate a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Since three other…

  • Conservative N.C. reformers can turn to latest JLF Agenda for ideas

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 701: Conservative government reformers have made great strides in North Carolina in recent years, but there’s still room for improvement. The 20th-anniversary edition of the John Locke Foundation’s Agenda book spells out 85 recommendations for free-market, limited-government reforms in taxation, spending, education, health…

  • Carolina Journal Radio No. 701: JLF’s Agenda offers road map for conservative N.C. reformers

    Conservative government reformers have made great strides in North Carolina in recent years, but there’s still room for improvement. The 20th-anniversary edition of the John Locke Foundation’s Agenda book spells out 85 recommendations for free-market, limited-government reforms in taxation, spending, education, health care, property rights, and other critical areas of…

  • JLF events focus on presidential history

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 700: The John Locke Foundation approaches Election Day with a couple of interesting events involving presidential history. On Monday, Oct. 17, JLF co-hosts attorney and author Talmage Boston as he discusses Cross-Examining History, his book of 31 edited transcripts of on-stage interviews with…

  • Legislature’s internal watchdogs identify key recurring problems

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 700: A special branch of North Carolina’s legislative staff spends much of its time searching for waste, duplication, and inefficiency within state government programs. While the Program Evaluation Division tends to focus on individual projects, director John Turcotte recently updated lawmakers on common…

  • McCrory one of five governors to earn A grades in Cato fiscal policy report

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 700: North Carolina’s Pat McCrory earns the second-highest score — and one of only five A grades awarded nationwide — in the latest installment of the libertarian Cato Institute’s Fiscal Policy Report Card on America’s Governors. Chris Edwards, Cato’s director of tax…

  • Episode No. 700 features key interviews from Carolina Journal Radio history

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 700: As Carolina Journal Radio marks its 700th weekly episode, we look back at some of the most interesting guests who have analyzed political, public policy, and historical developments over more than a dozen years. You’ll hear from Fred Barnes, Arthur Brooks, Charles…