Candidates for governor and U.S. Senate hit the debate stage in the next week in North Carolina. Rick Henderson previews the debates and assesses their significance during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Julie Tisdale shares her concerns about a proposal to shift some Cumberland County tax money from schools to a new baseball stadium. Wake Forest political scientist John Dinan explains how this year’s elections could have a profound impact on future interpretations of the U.S. and N.C. constitutions.

Joe Coletti of the Better Yes Network explains how his group hopes to help charitable and private-sector groups work more efficiently in addressing key social problems. Plus you’ll learn about a new legislative effort to protect the state’s fish from overfishing.