Gov. Roy Cooper has signed off on a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, but critics have raised concerns about a new $58 million fund tied to that permit approval. Critics label it a “slush fund.” Rick Henderson examines the controversy during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Roy Cordato pans President Trump’s plan for new tariffs on foreign-made washing machines and solar panels. “NC SPIN” moderator Tom Campbell marks the television program’s 1,000th episode and its new broadcast home on UNC public television.

State traffic engineer Kevin Lacy discusses the N.C. Department of Transportation’s preparations for driverless cars. Plus you’ll hear highlights from a legislative briefing on a 2017 data breach involving the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.