NC General Assembly (page 5)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on confusion surrounding N.C. law and smokable hemp. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how trade wars hurt N.C. workers.
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2019
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    Becki Gray Discusses Gun Policy with North Carolina Public Radio’s Jeff Tiberii

    Last week, JLF’s Becki Gray went on North Carolina Public Radio WUNC with host Jeff Tiberii and fellow guest Rob Schofield from the N.C. Justice Center to discuss gun policy and health care. The group discussed the lack of substantive policy conversation around gun policy in the General Assembly. Tiberii…
    Brenee Goforth, August 13, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online about the state budget impasse’s impact on preparations for a new public high school financial literacy course. John Hood’s Daily Journal questions renewable energy advocates’ unrealistic demands from Duke Energy.
    Mitch Kokai, August 12, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Move to save struggling rural hospitals through loans closer to becoming law

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak reported on an effort by lawmakers to save struggling hospitals in North Carolina. According to Havlak: Senate Bill 681 passed the House, 81-31, Wednesday, Aug. 7, and will return to the Senate for concurrence. Over two years, the bill would give $20 million in…
    Brenee Goforth, August 9, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina has seen multiple reforms this year of state alcohol regulations. Rick Henderson analyzes those reforms and the prospects for future changes during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops assesses recent changes with North Carolina’s Innovative School District for struggling public schools. University…
    Mitch Kokai, August 9, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online about a bill that would help more small businesses offer health insurance to their employees. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal focuses on smarter school safety strategies.
    Mitch Kokai, August 9, 2019
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    House Democrats close budget chapter

    House Democrats effectively shut the door on a veto override, and with it a new budget agreement for the fiscal year, yesterday. All but four of them signed a commitment letter to uphold Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto. Unless three more decommit or are not present, Republicans will be short of…
    Joseph Coletti, August 8, 2019
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    CJ’s Rick Henderson Comments on Gun Violence and Election Operations for WPTF Radio in the Triangle

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Rick Henderson went on the radio with Tony Riggsbee from WPTF Radio in the Triangle. https://lockerroom.johnlocke.org/app/uploads/2019/08/Z-RICK-HENDERSON-720AM.mp3   The two began with a discussion on the General Assembly’s gun violence bills. Specifically, Riggsbee and Henderson discussed House Bill 454, which many Democrats in the legislature…
    Brenee Goforth, August 7, 2019