State lawmakers voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of their $23.9 billion General Fund budget for 2018-19. Becki Gray analyzes the budget for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Jon Guze explains how a federal process called “equitable sharing” thwarts North Carolina’s protections against civil asset forfeiture abuse and threatens private property rights. Brian Jodice of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina discusses the significance of a new N.C. State University study touting the benefits of state school vouchers.

Dane Huffman of the Triangle Business Journal discusses businesses’ assessment of current economic conditions. Plus you’ll hear highlights from a recent news conference focusing on public school safety and armed teachers.