by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
The Tax Foundation continues to elevate North Carolina’s ranking in its State Business Tax Climate Index. Roy Cordato analyzes the new No. 11 ranking for the latest edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
Rick Henderson discusses the recent veto override of a bill that loosens N.C. ballot-access restrictions for third parties and unaffiliated candidates, while also canceling 2018 primary elections for judicial races.
Jenna Robinson of the Martin Center discusses North Carolina’s new Campus Free Speech Act. Victor Riches of the Goldwater Institute explains how that legislation fits with Goldwater’s efforts to enact state-level government reforms across the country.
Plus N.C. Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon explains why the state gas tax faces threats as a long-term funding source for state transportation projects.