North Carolina’s costly, counterproductive certificate-of-need law forces medical providers to fight for a government permission slip to add new medical facilities or major equipment. Becki Gray highlights a current fight over a proposed dental surgery center during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Lindalyn Kakadelis analyzes the State Board of Education’s most recent debates over math standards, charter schools, and other hot topics. Gayle Zimmerman of UNC-TV discusses key issues influencing the future of public television in North Carolina.

Plus you’ll hear legislative discussions of a good-government program called Results First and an ongoing review of unnecessary and outdated state rules.