Capital Tonight episodes
May 6th - 4:07 pm
On 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.
May 4th - 11:20 am
On 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.
May 1st - 1:20 pm
On 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.
Apr 30th - 2:30 pm
On 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.
Apr 29th - 10:24 am
On 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.
Apr 28th - 10:33 am
On 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.
Apr 27th - 11:57 am
On 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.
Apr 24th - 1:19 pm
On 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.
Apr 22nd - 7:00 pm
On 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.
Apr 22nd - 9:12 am
On 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.