A statewide television audience watched Becki Gray discuss the president’s State of the Union address, as well as North Carolina’s turn toward conservative public policy, during her latest appearance on News 14 Carolina’s “Capital Tonight.” Gray offered a week-ending legislative update to Matt Mittan’s radio listeners on WZGM/WHKP. She will recap the week’s top government and political news for WTSB Radio listeners this afternoon. Gray also speaks to the Chapel Hill Republican Women later today.

Director of Communications Mitch Kokai previewed the week’s top legislative news for Pete Kaliner on WWNC Radio, and he spent two days serving as the guest host on Talk Radio WPTF’s afternoon-drive program. Topics included President Obama’s proposal to raise the federal minimum wage, interviews with U.S. Reps. David Price and Renee Ellmers about the State of the Union address, and a new report documenting how federal debt hurts Americans.

WSOC Television interviewed Economic Policy Analyst Michael Lowrey about the impact of the airline merger between American and US Airways.