Medicaid expansion would end up being a bad deal for North Carolina. Katherine Restrepo explains why during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

State House Speaker Pro Tem Paul Stam touts recent developments in school choice for North Carolina families, and Jane Shaw of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy discusses efforts among some colleges to reach out to dropouts.

You’ll hear contrasting opinions from U.S. Senate candidates Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis on the Affordable Care Act, and you’ll hear highlights from a public hearing on hydraulic fracturing — fracking — for shale gas in North Carolina.