Radio listeners across North Carolina had a chance this week to hear expert insight and analysis about the N.C. General Assembly from John Locke Foundation Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray. In addition to her regular appearances on WWNC in Asheville and WTSB in Johnston County, Gray spoke on morning radio programs with Henry Hinton of WTIB and Joe McLaughlin of WRHT. In addition to media appearances, Gray headed to Charlotte for a panel discussion hosted by N.C. Black Engagement. Both the N.C. Spin website and N.C. Senate Republicans promoted Gray’s column on overcriminalization in North Carolina.
Speaking of road trips, Health and Human Services Policy Analyst Katherine Restrepo discussed the King v. Burwell Obamacare case during a speech to the Asheville Tea Party group. Restrepo discussed certificate-of-need law restrictions in a podcast discussion with The Heartland Institute.
Carolina Journal Managing Editor Rick Henderson discussed North Carolina’s debate over targeted corporate tax incentives during his latest appearance on Time Warner Cable News’ syndicated “Capital Tonight” program. Henderson and JLF Director of Outreach Donna Martinez highlight the week’s top political news during this weekend’s edition of Curtis Media Group’s syndicated “People In Politics” program.
Director of Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops counters myths about public school teacher resignations during an appearance this afternoon with Bill LuMaye on Talk Radio WPTF. Stoops delivered featured remarks at this week’s East Wake Academy graduation breakfast. CJ Associate Editor Barry Smith discusses the state budget surplus, tax reform, and state legislative developments during an appearance tonight on UNC Public Television’s “Legislative Week in Review.”
JLF Director of Communications Mitch Kokai appeared again this week on WGHP Television’s regular weekly politics segment with Bob Buckley. Kokai discussed JLF research about the socio-economics of lottery sales during an appearance on Alabama Public Radio. He dissected public policy presentations during a day spent with “Honors Civics and Economics” students at Raleigh Charter High School.