This week on “The Debrief”:

– Fairness in Women’s Sports – Kentucky Swimmer Riley Gaines was in Raleigh to talk to state lawmakers. She made news after tying a transgender, biological male swimmer and being denied the trophy by the NCAA.

– Opportunity Scholarships – Newly minted Republican Tricia Cotham of Mecklenburg County is the primary sponsor of the House version of a bill that would dramatically expand school choice across North Carolina.

– NC audit of COVID money – An audit from the North Carolina State Auditor Beth Wood’s office reveals that the state’s Pandemic Recovery Office didn’t properly monitor $159.9 million in federal COVID-19 funds.

– UNC System students sue for money back from COVID shutdowns