The N.C. Medicaid budget appears headed toward reaching budget goals for a fourth straight year, and the program continues its move toward managed care. Dan Way provides a state Medicaid update during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Rick Henderson analyzes a possible N.C. Supreme Court election battle next year between incumbent Republican Barbara Jackson and Democratic challenger Anita Earls. Climatologist and Cato Institute scholar Patrick Michaels assesses the political debate surrounding climate change.

James Otteson of Wake Forest University explains why he believes university campuses should serve as safe speeches for free speech. Plus you’ll learn why N.C. House Minority Leader Darren Jackson, D-Wake, complained recently about misuse of a legislative tool known as the conference report.