In addition to John Hood, three other John Locke Foundation staffers offered expert analysis this week on News 14 Carolina’s “Capital Tonight” program. Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray discussed hot political topics such as Gov. Pat McCrory’s latest approval ratings. Director of Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops analyzed North Carolina teacher pay. Carolina Journal Managing Editor Rick Henderson assessed the debate over state education funding.

In other television news, WSOC interviewed JLF  Economics and Regulatory Policy Analyst Michael Lowrey for two aviation-related stories. The first detailed a new roadblock standing in the way of the planned merger of US Airways and American Airlines. The second focused on Concord Regional Airport‘s plans for expanded service.

The N.C. Spin website promoted Gray’s assessment of North Carolina’s new election law, along with Research Publications Coordinator Julie Gilstrap’s “Locker Room” blog entry on film incentives and Director of Communications Mitch Kokai‘s blog entry on public-sector job losses.

Kokai discussed the week’s top state government news during his weekly appearance with Curtis Wright on WMYT Radio. Stoops discussed teacher pay and the state education budget with WPTF Radio news. Gray continues her semiweekly updates on JLF developments and state government news for WTSB Radio.