by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
North Carolina public school superintendents are drawing higher and higher salaries, and some school systems are having a hard time keeping superintendents for more than a few years. Terry Stoops says those two trends — rising salaries and rising turnover rates — reinforce each other. He explains why during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
Katherine Restrepo analyzes the prospects for certificate-of-need reform during this year’s legislative session, and Chapel Hill-based distillery owner Scott Maitland discusses why his growing industry is challenging state restrictions blocking on-site sales of its products.
You’ll hear highlights from a legislative hearing about a bill to scrap North Carolina’s Map Act, and former Republican state Sen. Thom Goolsby shares his concerns about a new form of law-enforcement surveillance.