Gov. Pat McCrory wants 5 percent average pay raises and 3.5 percent average bonuses for N.C. public school teachers. Terry Stoops analyzes McCrory’s proposal during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

State Sen. Andy Wells discusses the General Assembly’s recent review of state occupational licensing rules. Thomas Maher of the N.C. Office of Indigent Defense Services explains why he and his colleagues’ work should appeal to policymakers across the ideological spectrum.

Plus you’ll hear highlights from legislative debates about disposal of used solar panels and the work of an independent review board targeting North Carolina’s unemployment insurance claims.