A proposal to define marriage within the North Carolina Constitution occupied much of lawmakers’ time during this month’s special legislative session. You’ll hear arguments for and against a proposed constitutional amendment, along with analysis from Rick Henderson, during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Roy Cordato will dissect the Obama administration’s decision to force environmental regulators to back off new ozone standards, while N.C. State economist Michael Walden will explain what his index of leading economic indicators says about the future of the state’s economy.

Plus former Bush administration counterterrorism official Juan Zarate will assess the nation’s safety 10 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.