by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
With much of the N.C. economy shut down in connection with government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many observers are wondering what that economy will look like once the public health crisis subsides. Amy Cooke ponders that issue during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
Closed school buildings mean many families are getting their first taste of online education. Lauren Acome, head of school at the public charter N.C. Virtual Academy, offers parents ideas for helping their children transition from brick-and-mortar schools to online learning. Rick Henderson analyzes the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on N.C. elections for governor and U.S. Senate.
Beyond the coronavirus pandemic, you’ll hear Rufus Edmisten, former N.C. attorney general and secretary of state, ponder lessons learned from the Watergate scandal of the 1970s. Plus you’ll learn why some N.C. lawmakers have concerns about the N.C. Department of Transportation’s spending practices.