One of the most contentious debates during this year’s North Carolina legislative session involves the future of the state’s renewable energy mandate and taxpayer subsidies for the solar energy industry. John Locke Foundation Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray discusses solar subsidies this weekend on WRAL Television’s “On The Record.” Gray also offered a legislative update this week to Joe McLaughlin on the WRHT Radio morning program, and she continues twice-weekly appearances on WTSB Radio.

Director of Fiscal Policy Studies Sarah Curry analyzes the budget and other top political and policy issues during this weekend’s edition of the “N.C. Spin” television program. Director of Outreach Donna Martinez and Carolina Journal Managing Editor Rick Henderson assessed recent developments in North Carolina’s 2016 U.S. Senate race for News Radio WPTF and Curtis Media Group’s syndicated “People In Politics” program.

JLF Director of Communications Mitch Kokai discussed the state House budget plan and Gov. Pat McCrory’s nearly $3 billion in bond proposals during an appearance on Time Warner Cable News’ statewide “Capital Tonight” program. Kokai offered insights about the budget and other legislative news during a speech to the Fearrington Republican Club in Chatham County.