The Tar Heel State will continue to play a role as a national political battleground in 2020. That’s a key finding from the latest Civitas poll. Rick Henderson dissects the poll’s findings for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Dan Way analyzes State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s efforts to increase transparency of health care costs charged to the State Health Plan serving state government workers and retirees. John Hood offers ideas for addressing the polarization that hurts the American political process today.

N.C. Community College System President Peter Hans explains how the community colleges are addressing the state’s emerging economic needs. Plus you’ll hear highlights from the first meeting of a new group studying the controversial $57.8 million N.C. fund tied to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.