New Carolina Journal Online features

Barry Smith and Dan Way report for Carolina Journal Online on the prospects for a limited spending increase and additional tax cuts in the next N.C. state budget.

John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how recent state budget restraint has helped Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders as they address this year’s budget priorities.

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...