As the N.C. Senate begins its state budget work, Terry Stoops discusses the House’s budget plan and the John Locke Foundation’s alternative General Fund budget during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Rick Henderson assesses a recent state audit highlighting misspending, nepotism, and lax oversight in the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. New York University libertarian scholar Richard Epstein discusses the importance of fixed legal rules in the American constitutional system.

Plus you’ll hear highlights from recent legislative debates about the N.C. Department of Transportation’s condemnation practices and a proposal for a new state regulatory reform task force.