Experts fear poorly designed government policies could make North Carolina’s opioid epidemic worse. Rick Henderson discusses Carolina Journal’s cover story on the issue during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Jon Sanders analyzes two recent reports that highlight the licensing barriers North Carolina places in the way of people seeking access to jobs. Bryan Riley of the Heritage Foundation discusses current challenges linked to federal trade issues.

Elliot Engstron of the Elon University law school suggests possible improvements for North Carolina’s law governing public access to government records. Plus you’ll learn why state Rep. Craig Horn, R-Union, thinks one particular public education data point — per-pupil expenditure — proves misleading.