Capital Tonight episodes
Aug 27th - 8:44 am
On Capital Tonight: We talk with ClearPath Foundation Jay Faison about his decision to invest $175 million to lobby the Republican Party to change its position on climate change. Our Advocates Doug Raymond and Thomas Mills take on the politics of climate change. Watch the program here.
Aug 26th - 11:34 am
On Capital Tonight: The State Senate approved a provision that would add a Taxpayer Bill of Rights to the state Constitution. We talk with Sarah Curry of the John Locke Foundation and Cedric Johnson of the NC Budget & Tax Center. Our Insiders Andy Yates and Brad Crone take on the budget process, and if Donald trump should be on the ballot in North Carolina. Watch the program here.
Aug 25th - 10:24 am
On Capital Tonight: We catch up with Rep. Mark Walker, (R) 6th District as he visits with constituents during the August congressional recess. Our Reporter Roundtable breaks down the Charlotte mayoral race. Erik Spanberg of the Charlotte Business Journal and Jim Morrill of The Charlotte Observer joins Tim Boyum. Watch the program here.
Aug 24th - 10:56 am
On Capital Tonight: We take a look at the state of public education in North Carolina with Terry Stoops of the John Locke Foundation and Keith Poston of Public School Forum of North Carolina. Watch the program here.
Aug 21st - 12:25 pm
On Capital Tonight: Sen. Richard Burr talks about his role as Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman and his thoughts on the 2016 presidential election. Lawmakers Rep. Craig Horn (R) Union County and Rep. Rodney Moore (D) Mecklenburg County talk about budget negotiations. Watch the program here.
Aug 20th - 2:06 pm
On Capital Tonight: Public schools will begin a new year without a finalized state budget. We talk with Leanne Winner of the NC School Boards Association. Our Advocates Becki Gray and Perry Woods tackle the latest poll numbers in the 2016 presidential race. Watch the program here.
Aug 19th - 6:47 pm
On Capital Tonight: A new study shows the importance of post-secondary education to the economy of North Carolina. We speak with the study’s authors from the NC Center for Public Policy Research. Our Insiders Kerra Bolton and Chad Adams take on the compromise state budget spending number and the 2016 US Senate race. Watch the program here.
Aug 18th - 4:56 pm
Aug 14th - 11:02 am
On Capital Tonight: A coalition is asking the US Justice Department to investigate how solitary confinement is used in North Carolina prisons. We talk with the ACLU of North Carolina, the Department of Public Safety, and Disability North Carolina about the issue. Watch the program here.
Aug 12th - 11:30 am
On Capital Tonight: Donald Trump continues to make waves in the GOP presidential nomination race. We talk with NC State professor Andy Taylor and Public Policy Polling’s Tom Jensen. Our Insiders Malcolm Graham and Chris Sinclair take on the politics of budget negotiations at the General Assembly. Watch the program here.