This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

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.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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