News 14 Carolina’s statewide “Capital Tonight” program featured John Locke Foundation staffers three days in a row this week. Director of Fiscal Policy Studies Sarah Curry analyzed Gov. Pat McCrory’s budget plan. Director of Communications Mitch Kokai discussed legislation designed to revisit a lease involving the Dorothea Dix Hospital property. Director of Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops offered insights about top school-related issues, including merit pay for teachers.

In addition to television, Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato offered his economic expertise when he appeared as one of the final guests on Chad Adams’ WLTT Radio morning show. Adams’ guest list also featured Vice President for Communications Jon Ham, who focused on media issues. Carolina Journal Managing Editor Rick Henderson analyzed McCrory’s first months in office for Curtis Media Group’s “People In Politics.”

JLF President John Hood spent two days as guest host for Bill LuMaye on Talk Radio WPTF. Interviewees included Curry, who analyzed the state budget, and JLF Director of Regulatory Studies Jon Sanders, who discussed his new report on North Carolina’s renewable-energy mandate. Kokai also served as a guest host for part of LuMaye’s program.