The N.C. Department of Transportation is betting millions of dollars on the viability of a passenger-only ferry to Ocracoke Island on the Outer Banks. Rick Henderson analyzes the proposal for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Jon Sanders questions N.C. lawmakers’ decision to extend the state’s film incentive program. UNC-Chapel Hill psychology professor Mitch Prinstein shares themes from his recent book about the significant role of popularity in our lives.

You’ll hear highlights from Raleigh attorney Thomas Farr’s recent confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill. Plus you’ll learn why U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis believes his SUCCEED Act represents a good compromise for dealing with illegal immigrants known as “Dreamers.”