On today’s show we talk with Susan Myrick, elections policy analyst for the Civitas Institute, about how unaffiliated voters are quickly overtaking the number of Republicans in the state, though the overall number of Republicans is still growing, unlike the Democrats. Then we speak with Brian Balfour, executive vice president of Civitas, about a recent article lambasting those who do not take the predictions of the sometimes spotty state Fiscal Research Division as fact. Then hear from Dr. Bob Luebke, director of policy for the institute, to talk about the new Personal Education Savings Account (PESA) program and who and what are eligible for these PESAs.
On today’s episode of What Matters in North Carolina to talk about Civitas Action’s recently released annual legislative rankings that grades votes in the House and Senate to gauge conservatism of the legislators.
On today’s episode we hear from Civitas Institute President Francis De Luca, Bob Luebke and Demi Dowdy also both of the Civitas Institute.
On today’s show Susan Myrick joins Matt Caulder to talk about the consolidated state board over elections, ethics and lobbying enforcement and the hurdles to enacting the legislation to make it so.
On today’s show we talk to Jim Tynen, communications director for the Civitas Institute, about the passing of the fiscal deadline June 30, and how other state’s stack up against North Carolina.
On today’s show we have Jim Tynen, communications director with the Civitas Institute, joining us to talk about the recent passing of the fiscal deadline in North Carolina and across the country. We are also joined by Susan Myrick, also of the Civitas Institute, to talk to us about the changes the legislature has been fighting the governor over in the courts regarding the make-up of the State Board of Elections. Bob Luebke joins us to talk about a recent article he wrote about school funding, and who in the state takes issue with how it is being done. Demi Dowdy closes out the show with the weekly media meltdown, talking about Charlie Gard, the United Kingdom baby whose parents are fighting the British government to be able to provide the care of their choice for their terminally ill son.
On today’s show Matt Caulder is joined by George Landrith, head of Frontiers of Freedom, to talk about a recent article Landrith had published about on-campus job recruiting efforts, and those who oppose the practice based on claims of age discrimination. Landrith tells us why that is just false, and why it is actually a beneficial system for job seekers and employers alike.