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Clayton Henkel

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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
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Clayton Henkel's articles and posts

Radio Interviews

Grady McCallie, NC Conversation Network Policy Director

Grady McCallie of the NC Conversation Network discusses ‘forever chemicals’ and the growing list of environmental threats that confront our state. Be sure to check out the organization’s new report North Carolina: State of the Environment.

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Morgan Wittman Gramann, Director of the North Carolina Alliance for Health

More than 2 million North Carolina residents, including nearly half a million children, live in communities underserved by grocery stores. Morgan Wittman Gramann, director of the North Carolina Alliance for Health discusses food deserts and “Supporting Healthy Food Access in North Carolina.”

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Veteran NC teachers sound off on classroom needs


We wrap-up National Teacher Appreciation Week with 3 veteran NC teachers who share what they really need to feel appreciated by state legislators.

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State budget director Charles Perusse


State budget director Charles Perusse discusses North Carolina’s remarkable growth and the need for greater investment in education, infrastructure as well as Medicaid expansion.

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Deby Dihoff and Michelle Laws of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-NC)


Michelle Laws (L) and Deby Dihoff (R) of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-NC) discuss our state’s daunting mental health needs and some initiatives policymakers ought to be making a priority.

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Care4Carolina Director Erica Palmer Smith


Care4Carolina Director Erica Palmer Smith discusses closing North Carolina’s health insurance coverage gap.

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Jason Husser, director of the Elon Poll


The latest Elon University poll examines the fears of North Carolinians – everything from snakes, sharks and unemployment to the high cost of health care.

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Education Top Story

Monday numbers: A closer look at some of the reasons NC teachers are rallying this week

On Wednesday more than two dozen North Carolina school systems will be closed for the day as thousands of teachers and other education supporters from across the state descend on Raleigh for the NCAE’s Day of Action. This week's Monday numbers column examines some of the factors that have helped to spur on this year's rally.

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