A weekly, one-hour newsmagazine on North Carolina, Carolina Journal Radio is hosted by Donna Martinez and Mitch Kokai and features a diverse mix of guests and topics. Education reform, tax policy, the state legislature, affirmative action, air pollution, freedom of the press and the courts – these are just a few of the subjects that Carolina Journal Radio has tackled since the program began production in 2003.

  • CJ Exclusives

    NCGA May Consider First Compensation Changes in Two Decades

    RALEIGH — After a brief presentation comparing North Carolina lawmakers’ pay to other states, on Monday a leader of a legislative oversight committee said he would form a “working group” to make recommendations for lawmakers’ future compensation. “A working group will look at the information that we’ve received from NCSL …

  • Video

    JLF panel explores key trends, issues in 2016 elections

    RALEIGH — One day before New Hampshire voters cast their presidential primary ballots, the John Locke Foundation analyzed key trends and issues influencing the 2016 race for the White House and top N.C. elected offices. A panel featuring Newsmax chief political correspondent John Gizzi, Republican media strategist Marc Rotterman, and …

  • Daily Journal

    How Republican Is North Carolina?

    RALEIGH — How Republican is North Carolina? My answer is 63. I realize this number has no meaning to you right now. I’ll explain it. For starters, I’m not saying that 63 percent of North Carolina voters are Republicans. Not even half of them are Republicans. In fact, out of …