Critics of Obamacare have released in recent weeks several alternative health care reform proposals. One of the most prominent is a Republican plan co-sponsored by North Carolina senior U.S. Sen. Richard Burr. Katherine Restrepo discusses Burr’s plan and other Obamacare alternatives during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Joe Stewart of the N.C. FreeEnterprise Foundation will analyze some of this year’s most important electoral trends, while Tyler Younts will highlight the races for seats on the state’s two highest courts.

You’ll learn why representatives of the Arlington, Va.-based libertarian Institute for Justice have joined the legal battle to defend North Carolina’s new opportunity scholarships for low-income families.

And you’ll hear an update on the N.C. Mining and Energy Commission’s work to develop rules for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the Tar Heel State.