Time Warner Cable News called on Carolina Journal Managing Editor Rick Henderson to help recap some of the year’s major stories during the New Year’s eve edition of the statewide “Capital Tonight” program. Henderson returns to “Capital Tonight” this evening for a segment previewing major stories for 2016. Henderson and John Locke Foundation Vice President for Marketing and Communications Donna Martinez dissect recent election news for Curtis Media Group’s syndicated “People In Politics” program. Senior Political Analyst Mitch Kokai spent the week subbing for Bill LuMaye on WPTF Radio’s late-morning talk show. The Winston-Salem Journal interviewed Kokai about the latest release of county-by-county unemployment numbers. The Greensboro News and Record picked up that article.
A Fayetteville Observer editorial column cited Economics and Regulatory Policy Analyst Michael Lowrey‘s By The Numbers assessment of local government tax-and-fee burdens. The Tribune Newspapers noted Director of Fiscal Policy Studies Sarah Curry‘s report on Asheville’s use of targeted economic incentives for business recruitment. The Kernersville News published Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar Roy Cordato‘s column on a major N.C. newspaper’s recent front-page advocacy for climate alarmism, along with Director of Research and Education Studies Terry Stoops‘ column on misleading average teacher pay data. The Lumberton Robesonian published Stoops’ column and CJ Publisher Jon Ham‘s column on propaganda disguised as journalism.
WTSB Radio listeners continue to hear twice-weekly politics and public policy updates from JLF Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray. NCPoliticalNews.com promoted Gray’s column detailing freedom-oriented N.C. reforms in 2015, along with CJ Associate Editor Kari Travis‘ article on Alamance County’s plan to apply charter school ideas to some failing traditional schools.
N.C. Senate Republicans’ daily press email highlighted Gray’s column; JLF Chairman John Hood‘s column on potential education, health care, and transportation reforms for 2016; a news release on Cordato’s report urging state policymakers to replace business depreciation schedules with single-year expensing; Travis’ story on Alamance County and charter schools; and contributor Sam Hieb‘s article on rising costs linked to Greensboro’s downtown performing arts center.