Capital Tonight episodes

Capital Tonight May 5: Economic Outlook of NC

ct55_jpgOn Capital Tonight: North Carolina’s economy grew in 2014, but is a slow-down looming on the horizon. We ask NC State economist Michael Walden. Our Insiders Perry Woods and Andy Yates about the potential revenue outlook and Gov. Pat McCrory’s signature accomplishment for 2016. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight May 1: TWC News Poll Results: Financial and Retirement Planning

financial_poll_51jpgOn Capital Tonight: We explore the results from our exclusive Time Warner Cable News Poll on financial and retirement planning with Sandy Wheat, executive director of the NC Council on Economic Education. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight April 30: TWC News Poll Results: Law Enforcement and the Community

poll_430On Capital Tonight: We ask North Carolina voters what they think about the relationship between law enforcement and the community. We analyze the results with Dr. M. Chris Herring of NC Central University and Eddie Caldwell of the NC Sheriffs’ Association. We meet Rep. Marilyn Avila, (R) Wake County, and talk with her about her approach to politics. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight April 29: TWC News Poll Results: Governor and General Assembly

gov_mccrory_poll_resultsOn Capital Tonight: We asked voters how Gov. Pat McCrory and the General Assembly are doing in our exclusive Time Warner Cable News Poll. We analyze the results with Brian Lewis and Joe Stewart. Our Advocates Kerra Bolton and Donald Bryson take on the hot issues as crossover nears at the General Assembly. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight April 28: TWC News Poll: Presidential Races in NC

nc_presidential_primary_428On Capital Tonight: We look at the results of our exclusive Time Warner Cable News Poll, and how the Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton fares against potential Republican candidates in North Carolina. Kyle Kondik of Sabato’s Crystal Ball and Catawba College professor Dr. Michael Bitzer join us for analysis. Tyler Cralle and Sam Spencer debate the issues of the week in our Insiders segment. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight April 27: TWC News Poll Results: Presidential Primaries

nc_republican_primary_pollOn Capital Tonight: We analyze the first results of our exclusive Time Warner Cable News Poll, with a look at how candidates and potential candidates are polling in the primary races. Pollsters Tom Jensen and Francis DeLuca help us parse the numbers. Ben Brown of NC Insider and Tom Bullock of WFAE-FM preview a busy week ahead at the General Assembly at our Reporter Roundtable. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight April 24: Financial Literacy Proposal in Schools

financial_literacy1On Capital Tonight: A new proposal in the General Assembly would create a pilot program to help educators teach financial literacy in public schools. We talk with the bill sponsor Rep. Stephen Ross. And we get our updates from Jones Street and the economy as well. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight April 23: Commerce Secretary John Skvarla

captonight4232015On Capital Tonight: Commerce Secretary John Skvarla says the battle of economic incentives is hurting North Carolina’s efforts at job recruitment; and Democratic candidate for governor Ken Spaulding talks about his campaign. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight April 22: Decriminalizing NC

cap_tonight1On Capital Tonight: Does North Carolina have too many laws on the book, and is it actually hurting job recruitment? A new study from the Manhattan Institute says yes. We talk with the study’s authors about the implications. Our Advocates Francis DeLuca and Kevin Rogers take on some of the bills floating around as the cross-over deadline nears. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight April 21: Rep. John Bell

johnbell1On Capital Tonight: Rep. John Bell, the House Majority Whip, talks about his job in the Republican legislative leadership. Our Insiders Chad Adams and Morgan Jackson look at how losing the Volvo plant could hurt North Carolina in our Insiders segment. Watch the program here.