CJ coverage of gun law changes generates buzz and other items of interest
The Greensboro News & Record picked up Carolina Journal Associate Editor Dan Way‘s article on a state law ending gun registration in Durham. The WTKK Radio morning program discussed Way’s story, and gun-rights websites such as BearingArms.com and GunsSaveLives.net promoted the article. NCPoliticalNews.com highlighted Way’s column on a state budget fight involving Medicaid spending. N.C. Senate Republicans cited Way’s article on the history of state budget negotiations extending past July 1.
The Charlotte Observer noted Executive Editor Don Carrington‘s article on state Rep. Michael Wray’s delinquent payment of local tax bills. In advance of the Independence Day celebration, the Wake Forest Weekly mentioned “Don Carrington, a John Locke Foundation columnist far better known locally as the guy who jumps out of perfectly good airplanes to parachute into the stadium on July 3.”
N.C. Senate Republicans highlighted Carolina Journal Radio Co-Host Donna Martinez‘s column on teacher tenure, along with a CJ staff report on the McCrory administration’s adoption of a “reverse logrolling” approach to elements of the 2014-15 state budget. Martinez and CJ Managing Editor Rick Henderson discuss the week’s top electoral news during this weekend’s edition of Curtis Media Group’s syndicated “People In Politics” program.
Speaking of radio, N.C. History Project Founding Director Troy Kickler discussed North Carolina’s role in declaring American independence during an appearance with guest host Mitch Kokai, JLF Director of Communications, on Talk Radio WPTF’s afternoon program. Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray continues twice-weekly politics and public policy updates for WTSB Radio.