WRAL Television viewers have a chance this weekend to watch John Locke Foundation Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray discuss some of the top state government news with David Crabtree on the program “On The Record.” Gray discussed the governor’s State of the State address during an appearance on WUNC Radio’s “The State of Things.”

Gray continues her semiweekly politics and public policy updates for WTSB Radio listeners, and she also delivered a legislative update to the Rocky Mount Chamber of Commerce this week. Director of Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops traveled to Union County to discuss education legislation and the governor’s education priorities during a local Republican Forum luncheon. The N.C. Public Charter Schools Association promoted a CarolinaJournal.tv video of Stoops discussing potential changes in the state charter law.

Director of Communications Mitch Kokai previewed the State of the State address for WTVD Television. Kokai will serve as a panelist Saturday during the Young Americans for Liberty’s statewide convention in Raleigh.

Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato discussed problems associated with a government-mandated minimum wage during a conversation with Chad Adams on WLTT Radio. Carolina Journal Associate Editor Barry Smith tackled the week’s top legislative developments during a conversation with Matt Mittan on WZGM/WHKP Radio. Smith will share his legislative insights this afternoon with Bill LuMaye on WPTF.

Listeners of six different North Carolina talk radio shows have heard Campbell University economics professor Derek Yonai promote a new JLF report on occupational licensing from Director of Regulatory Studies Jon Sanders. Yonai has discussed the report in separate interviews with Lockwood Phillips and Ben Ball on WTKF/WJNC, with Pete Kaliner on WWNC, with Chad Adams on WLTT, with Raeford Brown and Bill Hitchcock on WRHT, and with the N.C. News Network. 

News 14 Carolina promoted the North Carolina History Project’s encyclopedia entry on former Wake County Sheriff John Baker, as part of the station’s coverage of Black History Month. Speaking of NCHP, Director Troy Kickler recently discussed black entrepreneurs in the Jim Crow era with WPTF Radio. Kickler and JLF Executive Vice President Kory Swanson spoke recently to the Johnston County Republican Club. The Acton Institute also promoted Kickler’s recent column on the history surrounding the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.