The three branches of North Carolina state government have been haggling in recent weeks over the future of state funding for pre-kindergarten programs serving at-risk children. Terry Stoops tries to make sense of the funding fuss during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Daren Bakst discusses the State Board of Elections’ decision to block Chapel Hill from using matching funds for this year’s taxpayer-financed election campaign program.

N.C. State political scientist Andrew Taylor will explain why the General Assembly should reverse a recent change in the law governing local government’s use of something called a “quasi-judicial process,” and retired University of North Carolina at Greensboro executive education expert John Redmond will examine the “glacial” pace of school reform.

Plus Rep. Nelson Dollar, R-Wake, will examine the importance of state legislative oversight groups.