by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
Gov. Roy Cooper is asking North Carolinians to help support a school supply drive for the state’s public schools. Terry Stoops assesses the governor’s proposal and schools’ classroom supply needs for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
Jon Sanders explains why North Carolina state government has scrapped more than 1,400 rules in recent years. State Treasurer Dale Folwell highlights the need to address billions of dollars in unfunded liabilities for government retirees’ health and pension benefits.
Board chairman Sidney Bernstein of NC MedAssist explains that group’s work to provide free medication and health care advocacy for low-income and uninsured North Carolinians. Plus you’ll hear highlights from a recent discussion of the UNC system Board of Governors’ proper role.