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Clayton Henkel

About the author

Clayton Henkel, Communications Coordinator for N.C. Policy Watch, joined the project in November 2009. She is responsible for the project's website and newsletter management as well as production of its weekly "News and Views" radio program.
clayton@ncpolicywatch.com
919-861-2067

Clayton Henkel's articles and posts

Radio Interviews

Common Cause executive director Bob Phillips


Common Cause executive director Bob Phillips on the troubling rush to enact voter ID legislation, allegations of voter fraud in 9th congressional district, and efforts to combat gerrymandered maps.

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Kristin Collins of the Center for Death Penalty Litigation


Kristin Collins of the Center for Death Penalty litigation discusses North Carolina’s obsolete and unfairly applied capital punishment laws. Read their report: Unequal Justice.

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Julie Cox of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle


Julie Cox of the Inter-faith Food Shuttle discusses her group’s work to combat hunger in North Carolina, and the massive need that remains unaddressed.

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Equality NC’s Ames Simmons, Director of Transgender Policy

Ames Simmons of Equality NC talks about the ongoing battle for LGBT equality and some of the politicians and policy barriers that stand in the way.

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David Rice of Higher Education Works

David Rice, director of the non-profit Higher Education Work, joins us to discuss the present and future of higher education in North Carolina, college affordability, state funding levels and the major leadership changes this year atop the UNC system.

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Kenneth Gilliam of The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis

Kenneth Gilliam of The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis joins us to discuss Virginia’s move to expand Medicaid.

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Veteran photojournalist Jay Jennings previews “75 Hours” WRAL-TV’s newest documentary


On Nov. 29, WRAL will broadcast a special, behind-the-scenes look at the reporters, photographers and support staff who rode out Hurricane Florence. “75 Hours” premieres Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. on WRAL-TV, WILM-TV, wraldocumentary.com, Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku.

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Monday numbers – a closer look at hunger and the power of SNAP benefits

As House and Senate negotiators work to finalize the 2018 farm bill, hunger-relief groups and anti-poverty advocates are working to call attention to the importance of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP. The following figures are based on the latest brief by the NC Budget & Tax Center.

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