A March 15 primary election date means an early start for the 2016 campaign season. Rick Henderson profiles some of the most interesting races on primary ballots for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Kari Travis discusses the controversy surrounding the selection of a new University of North Carolina president, and you’ll hear highlights from legislative discussions of the state’s three-tier economic development program and North Carolina’s $25 billion unfunded liability for government retirees’ health benefits.