Viewers of Time Warner Cable News’ statewide “Capital Tonight” program heard expert analysis this week from John Locke Foundation Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray. Gray discussed the latest developments in state budget negotiations and promoted a Senate budget provision designed to promote both state and local government transparency. Gray continues regular radio appearances on WWNC and WTSB, and she discussed the latest legislative news during a presentation for the Beaufort County Republican Club. The Kernersville News published her recent column on Gov. Pat McCrory’s proposed bond packages.

Director of Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops analyzed legislation dealing with changes in charter school authority and discussed possible changes in public school governance for Time Warner Cable news’ “Capital Tonight” program. Stoops served on a panel discussing legislative issues for the N.C. Public Charter School Association and another panel on the policy-making process for the N.C. Teacher Voice Network. He addressed Common Core public school standards in a presentation for Camp Liberty. Stoops debunked myths about teaching assistants during an appearance on Freedom Action Network’s “What Matters with Chad Adams” radio program.

Director of Education Outreach Lindalyn Kakadelis discussed this week’s court hearings in the long-running Leandro public education lawsuit during her latest appearance with Lockwood Phillips on WTKF’s “Viewpoints Radio.” Carolina Journal Managing Editor Rick Henderson recaps CJ‘s top stories and interesting developments on the campaign trail during an appearance this afternoon with Bill LuMaye on Talk Radio WPTF.

Henderson and JLF Vice President for Marketing and Communications Donna Martinez assess the week’s top political news for this weekend’s edition of Curtis Media Group’s “People In Politics.” A state Republican Party news release this week cited multiple articles from Henderson dealing with N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper’s responses to issues involving public records and deleted government emails.