As N.C. lawmakers work to build on positive benefits tied to their 2013 tax reform package, they would be wise to build up state reserve funds in preparation for the next recession. That’s the advice Roy Cordato shares in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Katherine Restrepo discusses lessons this state’s Medicaid reformers could learn from states such as Kansas, Florida, and Louisiana. Sticking with health-related news, you’ll hear highlights from U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz‘s recent John Locke Foundation Headliner speech focusing on replacing Obamacare.

Economist Richard Vedder explains why markets work better than government in addressing most public policy problems, and you’ll learn about state legislation designed to help lower electricity rates in some eastern N.C. cities.