State lawmakers promise a short legislative session this year. But they still have time to take steps that would improve public education in the state. Terry Stoops offers details during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Becki Gray highlights a new petition designed to help you take part in the effort to overturn North Carolina’s outdated, ineffective certificate-of-need restrictions on medical facilities and equipment.

Christopher Caldwell of The Weekly Standard discusses the key factors driving turmoil in Europe. North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis delivers the officials Republican response to President Obama’s nomination of a new U.S. Supreme Court justice.

Plus you’ll hear highlights from a recent N.C. Revenue Department report on efforts to identify and eliminate state tax fraud.