COVID-19 and the government shutdowns tied to it have created special challenges for entrepreneurs in North Carolina’s alcohol-related industries. John Trump reviews those challenges during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Donald van der Vaart discusses his reappointment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board. He also offers a projection about the EPA’s future course under Michael Regan, who succeeded van der Vaart as head of North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality.

Jessica Thompson of the Pacific Legal Foundation discusses a Greenville bar’s lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 lockdown orders. New N.C. Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson discusses his top priorities for his new job.

Plus you’ll hear one N.C. congressman raise red flags about federal efforts to decriminalize marijuana.