by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
More than a decade after the N.C. Ports Authority bought 600 acres for a “megaport” in Southport, the land remains vacant. Its value stands at half of the 2006 purchase price. Rick Henderson discusses the latest megaport developments for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
Terry Stoops warns against the danger of complacency in North Carolina’s successful public charter school movement. Jon Riches of the Goldwater Institute explains why the media exemption from campaign finance laws ought to extend to nonprofit social and civic groups that also inform the public.
Plus you’ll hear highlights from legislative debates about the UNC system’s bond-funded construction projects and alternatives to the state gas tax.