Senator Natasha Marcus discusses Governor Cooper’s compromise budget offer, a bailout for North Carolina’s rural, struggling hospitals, and investigating a cancer cluster in the Mecklenburg County area.
Brian Kennedy, policy analyst for the NC Budget & Tax Center Brian Kennedy, policy analyst for the NC Budget & Tax Center, discusses how North Carolina’s 100 counties are faring across key indicators of economic well-being and opportunity. Click here for the 2019 County Economic Snapshots.
NC State University Political Scientist Dr. Andy Taylor handicaps the 2020 Presidential race, top state contests and our chances for nonpartisan redistricting reform.
Sarah Montgomery and Carmin Roldan of Education without Barriers discuss the roadblocks facing North Carolina’s English language learners in our public schools.
Click below to see scenes from Educación Sin Barreras NC’s advocacy day at the NC General Assembly:
Amy Beros of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina discusses food insecurity in the summer months, poverty, and the ongoing recovery from last year’s hurricane season
Learn more about the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina’s #StopSummerHunger campaign.
UNC-CH assistant history professor William Sturkey discusses race in the American South and the toll Silent Sam has taken on the university campus
UNC-Chapel Hill assistant history professor William Sturkey discusses race in the American South and the toll the Silent Sam debate has taken on the university campus. Sturkey also discusses his latest book: Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White.