On Capital Tonight: The New York Times Magazine delves into North Carolina politics in a long-form piece. We talk with the author Jason Zengerle about his piece. The war of words between the governor and legislative leaders over the state budget proposal intensifies. A state senator claims the media are pushing a "jihad" on Republican ideas, and alcohol laws may get an overhaul. Senior Political Reporter Loretta Boniti has the latest from Jones Street. Our communication gurus Billy Warden and Brian Lewis look at the political messaging on health care, the budget, and if the media is waging a "jihad" on Republican policies. 06/22/2017 11:48 AM
On Capital Tonight: Urban counties are growing quickly, but is the state responding to their needs? We talk with Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes and Rep. Scott Stone, (R) Mecklenburg County. The State House debates the compromise budget deal as Gov. Roy Cooper continues to criticize it. Senior Political Reporter Loretta Boniti has the latest from Jones Street. The Democrats lost two special elections in Georgia and South Carolina, but by close margins. What could this mean for the 2018 midterms? We ask our Advocates Tyler Cralle and Sam Spencer.
06/21/2017 10:54 AM
On Capital Tonight: Gov. Roy Cooper blasts the compromise budget plan in the General Assembly. Does this mean he is going to veto the budget? We'll get the latest from Jones Street from our Senior Political Reporter Loretta Boniti. Our Insiders Alfredo Rodriguez and Perry Woods debate if the governor will veto the budget. The US Supreme Court will hear a case on partisan gerrymandering from Wisconsin. What could the decision mean for North Carolina? We ask Brent Laurenz of Common Cause NC and Francis DeLuca of Civitas Institute.
06/20/2017 02:15 PM