This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio
Posted by Mitch Kokai at 06:58 AMState senators have approved a budget plan. Their counterparts in the House are working on their plan now. Becki Gray will discuss the budget and other issues attracting state legislators’ attention during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
The Senate budget did not include money for the governor’s proposed N.C. Mobility Fund, which is billed as a tool for targeting more of North Carolina’s transportation money to congestion relief. You’ll hear Department of Transportation Chief Operating Officer Jim Trogdon defend the Mobility Fund. You’ll also hear a critique from Joe Coletti.
State Revenue Secretary Kenneth Lay has promised state lawmakers that additional taxpayer spending of $10 million, mainly on new Revenue staff, would produce $110 million in new revenue from delinquent corporate taxpayers. You’ll hear highlights from his recent presentation on the issue.
Jay Schalin of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy will join us to discuss a recent report on teacher training programs in the UNC system.
And Robert Murphy of the Mises Institute, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism, will explain why the capitalist system does not deserve blame for the recent economic slump.
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