Gov Roy Cooper and other Medicaid expansion proponents claim that expansion would cost no new state tax dollars. A new analysis from the John Locke Foundation rebuts that claim. Jordan Roberts discusses the new report in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Rick Henderson analyzes key issues in North Carolina’s history-making lieutenant governor’s race. Adam Griffin of the Institute for Justice explains why IJ challenged Wilmington vacation property rental restrictions that have been rejected by a Superior Court.

A nurses union contest in Asheville prompts a discussion of recent labor union activity in North Carolina. And you’ll hear highlights from U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis’ recent questioning of a key witness in the dubious federal investigation of Russian election interference.