A special $58 million fund connected with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project continues to generate controversy. Rick Henderson discusses the latest developments, including a potential separation-of-powers fight between Gov. Roy Cooper and the General Assembly, during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Jon Guze explains how legislation in Alabama could help that state move past North Carolina in protecting people against civil-asset forfeiture abuse. State Auditor Beth Wood discusses her work as a taxpayer “watchdog” ensuring that state agencies spend money appropriately.

State lawmakers grill top officials from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services about the department’s inability to set up an accountability office required by law. Plus you’ll hear a construction update for North Carolina’s newest state mental hospital.