N.C. Senate Republicans promoted John Locke Foundation President John Hood‘s columns this week on useful economic stimulus, a comparison of the Texas and California economic models, President Obama’s so-called “Buffett rule,” and the pricing mechanism for a new Triangle toll road. News 14 Carolina interviewed N.C. Education Alliance Director Lindalyn Kakadelis about Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ prestigious Broad Prize victory. The Durham Herald-Sun published an op-ed from N.C. History Project Director Troy Kickler on misunderstood federalism. The Herald-Sun also referenced Kickler’s co-authored column in an interview article with U.S. Rep. David Price. The Watauga Democrat promoted JLF Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray‘s appearance last weekend at a five-county Tea Party event in Wilkesboro, and the Wilkes Journal Patriot covered that event. Gray previewed state government news earlier this week for WTSB Radio listeners, and she will recap the week’s top developments during another interview today. Mitch Kokai discussed the week’s top state government news with Curtis Wright on WAAV/WFNC Radio. The Myrtle Beach Sun-News documented Meck Deck blogger Tara Servatius‘ plans to join a morning radio program for Grand Strand listeners.