Radio Interviews

Radio Interviews

Greg Childress
Greg Childress

Reporter Greg Childress joins us to discuss education issues including the ongoing battle over the state budget and teacher pay raises that never materialized in 2019. We also discuss future leadership for the NC Department of Public Instruction.

 

Melissa Boughton

Courts & Law reporter Melissa Boughton on why the battle for redistricting reform is heating up once again in the New Year. Also discussed: voter ID, this year’s state Supreme Court races, and issues before the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

Cheri Beasley became North Carolina’s first-ever Black female Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in February. It was our honor to sit down with Beasley earlier this year to discuss the School Justice Partnership, Second Chance legislation and the impact of rising court fines and fees on low-income North Carolinians.


It can be hard to find things to cheer about these days in the contentious world of public policy, but Durham County District Attorney Satana Deberry is doing some important work to change that situation. We sat down with Deberry to discuss changes she has implemented in the DA’s Office to improve the administration of justice.


From combating the opioid crisis, to fighting to find justice for sexual assault victims, to blocking an e-cigarette industry that is hooking teenagers, Attorney General Josh Stein has been at the center of it all this year. We recently sat down with Stein to learn more about those legal challenges, and what’s on the horizon for the A-G’s office.

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