News 14 Carolina’s statewide “Capital Tonight” program featured John Locke Foundation Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray again this week. Gray discussed issues such as women’s interest in topics other than so-called “women’s issues.” News 14 Carolina also asked Gray to comment for a standalone story involving abortion advocates’ complaints about Gov. Pat McCrory’s decision to deliver them a plate of cookies as they protested outside his home. Gray addresses the week’s major political news this weekend as she returns to the syndicated N.C. Spin television program. She continues her semiweekly state government updates for WTSB Radio.

Speaking of protesters, Carolina Journal Associate Editor Barry Smith discussed the near-term future for anti-Republican protests during another edition of News 14 Carolina’s “Capital Tonight.”JLF Director of Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops assessed the new state education budget for Lockwood Phillips on WTKF’s “Viewpoints Radio.”

Director of Communications Mitch Kokai discussed “Cookiegate” with WTVD Television. Kokai analyzed a new voting law for WNCN Television. He recapped the week’s major state government news for Wilmington-area radio listeners during a conversation with Curtis Wright on WMYT.