North Carolina lawmakers returned to Raleigh for a special session targeting disaster relief linked to Hurricane Matthew and western N.C. wildfires. Becki Gray recaps key developments from the latest legislative action during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Rick Henderson assesses the potential impact two N.C. congressmen could have as leaders of the conservative Republican Study Committee and House Freedom Caucus. You’ll also hear from one of those congressmen, Mark Walker of the 6th District.

John Hood analyzes the significance of 2016 election results statewide. Plus you’ll learn about the latest efforts to help North Carolina build an unemployment trust fund that’s able to withstand the next economic downturn.