Democrats have not yet rallied around a single challenger to incumbent Republican Richard Burr in the 2016 U.S. Senate race. Rick Henderson analyzes potential candidates and Burr’s bid for a third Senate term during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Terry Stoops assesses the work of a review commission studying the impact of Common Core standards in N.C. public schools. Western Carolina University economist Edward Lopez discusses the late economist Milton Friedman’s ongoing legacy, especially the key ideas from his 1962 masterpiece, Capitalism And Freedom.

Plus you’ll hear highlights from a news conference promoting certificate-of-need reform in North Carolina, along with legislative discussion of proposals for state government to sell unused property.