Now that Gov. Pat McCrory has released his first state budget plan, state lawmakers will soon present their own budget proposals. Sarah Curry discusses the budget process during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

John Hood explains his proposals for a major “reboot” of North Carolina’s state government structure. New Lt. Gov. Dan Forest outlines some of his top priorities, and you’ll hear why a fellow Republican — Rep. John Blust of Guilford County — recently urged legislative colleagues to be cautious as they wield their newfound power.

Plus Eric Kniffin of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty discusses the impact of Obamacare on religious liberty in the United States.