What Matters-Daniel Parks-Tuesday, March 21, 2017-30 Minutes

Mark talks with Daniel Parks, executive director of Cities4Life Charlotte, about his pro-life organization’s ongoing struggle with the City of Charlotte and a local abortion clinic over attempts to have no parking signs posted on the street in front of the clinic to keep Cities4Life from parking their RV on the street. The pro-life organization offers free ultrasounds for women heading into the abortion clinic in the hopes that seeing their child in the womb might change their mind about going through with the abortion.

What Matters-Rep. Chris Millis-Monday, March 20, 2017-27 Minutes

Mark speaks with Rep. Chris Millis (R-Onslow) about his bill, the “Athletic Associations Accountability Act”, which is meant to bring attention to the question of whether the NCAA and the ACC are acting outside of their legally recognized, nonprofit-exempt core mission as athletic organizations, by devoting significant time and resources to lobby lawmakers to repeal HB2. Millis says that because of the NCAA’s and ACC’s blatantly political meddling, outside the scope of their mission, the legislation calls for legislative leaders to ask the IRS to investigate whether these athletic associations have violated their tax-exempt status.

What Matters-Treasurer Dale Folwell-Friday, March 17, 2017-24 Minutes

Closing out the week on What Matters is Dale Folwell, treasurer of North Carolina, to talk about new government accounting standards that will increase the state’s unfunded liability and how the state is going to manage the increased cost. Tune in for this in-depth look at how federal changes are affecting North Carolina.

What Matters-Judge John Tyson-Thursday, March 16, 2017-38 Minutes

Judge John Tyson of the NC Court of Appeals joins us in the studio to talk about his thoughts on how a judge should approach rulings in regards to ruling on the law and not participating in judicial activism, his thoughts on understanding majority rule and protecting minority rights and how the NC Court of Appeals juggles the workload that the court is responsible for handling.