Cronyism has infected North Carolina since its founding as a colony, but the problem has grown in recent decades. Jon Sanders discusses his new research into “Carolina Cronyism” during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Fergus Hodgson offers an update on North Carolina’s efforts to repay about $2.6 billion in debt to the federal government for unemployment benefits, and you’ll hear from some North Carolina entrepreneurs angered recently by President Obama’s “you didn’t build that” comments.

The Heritage Foundation’s Bryan Riley discusses his recent report assigning North Carolina’s congressional delegation low marks for their lack of support for free-trade agreements. You’ll hear highlights from State Auditor Beth Wood’s recent presentation to state lawmakers about a conflict involving vehicle use within the state Alcohol Law Enforcement division.