He?s $1,000 poorer and a convicted felon, but what?s the long-term impact of former Gov. Mike Easley?s recent guilty plea to a felony campaign-finance charge? Rick Henderson addresses that topic in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Roy Cordato will explain key provisions of the John Locke Foundation?s policy prescriptions for the General Assembly?s First 100 Days. Speaking of legislative policy, Rep. Marilyn Avila, R-Wake, will share her ideas about approaching the state?s $3 billion budget hole.

You?ll hear expert analysis of the 2010 election results from Michael Barone of the Washington Examiner, and Charlotte Observer banking reporter Rick Rothacker will share key themes from his book Banktown. It chronicles the impact of the financial crisis on North Carolina?s Queen City.