by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
The General Assembly’s Fiscal Research staff recently poured cold water on an industry-backed study touting the benefits of North Carolina’s film incentives. Rick Henderson discusses the implications of the Fiscal Research analysis during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
State Auditor Beth Wood discusses her efforts to ensure state agencies take better care of taxpayers’ dollars. George Leef shines light on a recent higher education controversy involving a controversial speaker who was invited, then blocked, from speaking at a prestigious school because of her views about radical Islam.
Plus you’ll hear from a pair of Duke University experts. Public policy and economics professor Jacob Vigdor offers an “evidence-based” alternative to North Carolina’s current public school teacher pay scale. Research scholar Chris Conover discusses problems tied to Medicaid expansion.