In addition to his regular “On The Trail” electoral update for Curtis Media Group’s syndicated “People In Politics” radio program, Carolina Journal Managing Editor Rick Henderson joined host Donna Martinez on News Radio WPTF this week to discuss Associate Editor Dan Way‘s article on a proposed plastic-bag tax in Raleigh.

The Kernersville News published Martinez’s column on teacher tenure. The Mount Airy News picked up Michael Lowrey’s column questioning sales-tax proposals from Mecklenburg and Guilford counties. A Lexington Dispatch letter writer cited CJ reporting on local sales-tax votes across North Carolina in May.

The Rowan Free Press publicized CJ Associate Editor Barry Smith‘s article on budget problems associated with Salisbury’s municipal broadband system. N.C. Senate Republicans promoted in their daily press email Way’s report on the Senate Medicaid reform plan.