The state Senate’s leader said recently he doesn’t expect lawmakers to approve Gov. Beverly Perdue’s appointments to the State Board of Education, including the reappointment of current chairman Bill Harrison. Terry Stoops discusses the topic during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
Roy Cordato discusses the controversy surrounding legislation linked to sea-level rise, and you’ll hear from advocates who have pushed the General Assembly to adopt “opportunity scholarships” to help more families afford private education options.
Speaking of education, you’ll hear highlights from a state Senate debate surrounding the so-called “chicken nugget” bill linked to home-packed lunches and state-funded preschool programs.
Plus John Rustin of the N.C. FreeEnterprise Foundation explains why he calls North Carolina a “quintessential battleground state” for the 2012 elections.