With multiple visits from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, along with their respective running mates, North Carolina is clearly a target for both Democrats and Republicans in the 2016 presidential race. Rick Henderson assesses the Tar Heel State’s importance in the presidential campaign during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Katherine Restrepo analyzes North Carolina’s pursuit of a federal waiver for Medicaid reform. Kari Travis explains why performance plays no role in pay raises recently awarded to nearly half of the University of North Carolina system’s chancellors.

Researcher Chris Koopman of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University outlines key problems with North Carolina’s certificate-of-need law. Plus you’ll hear highlights from a recent legislative debate about the future of state road-building projects after the N.C. Supreme Court ruled against the state’s use of the controversial Map Act.