by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
Conservative government reformers have made great strides in North Carolina in recent years. The John Locke Foundation’s 20th-anniversary Agenda document outlines dozens of ways reformers can make other positive changes in taxation, education, health care, and other core areas of state government. Roy Cordato discusses the JLF Agenda during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
Barry Smith offers updates on two of his recent Carolina Journal stories. One involves the aftermath of a court ruling against the state Map Act, while the other highlights a local government decision limiting the Durham Rescue Mission’s ability to develop its property. The University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors responds to a report from Matthew Pellish of the Education Advisory Board about performance-based budgeting in higher education.
Doug Bandow of the Cato Institute discusses the potential impact of the 2016 election on the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. Plus State Auditor Beth Wood details common problems from audits conducted for programs and agencies across N.C. state government.