Capital Tonight episodes
Nov 20th - 5:59 pm
On Capital Tonight: We get reaction to the Government Operations Commission meeting from two members, Democratic Sen. Floyd McKissick and Republican Rep. John Torbett. We explore industrial hemp with Thomas Shumaker of the NC Industrial Hemp Association and Sen. Stan Bingham. Watch the program here.
Nov 19th - 1:02 pm
On Capital Tonight: We take the show on the road to Wilmington! Rep. Ted Davis and Hal Kitchin give us an overview of the growth in the Port City. We also talk with students at UNC Wilmington about their thoughts on the 2016 election and what they want to hear from candidates. Watch the program here.
Nov 18th - 6:57 am
On Capital Tonight: As the powerful legislative Government Operations Commission is set to convene on Wednesday, we look at two big issues — UNC chancellor pay and a prison contract for one of Gov. Pat McCrory’s donors — on the agenda. Jane Stancill and Joseph Neff of the Raleigh News & Observer join us. Our Insiders Larry Shaheen and Dan McCorkle debate the Syrian refugee program and Gov. McCrory’s call for President Barack Obama to halt it for security reasons. Watch the program here.
Nov 17th - 7:15 pm
On Capital Tonight: A new initiative calls to “Ban the Box” to change the way businesses ask potential employees about their criminal history. Dan Bowes of NC Justice Center and Gregg Thompson of NFIB of North Carolina join us to take a closer look at the issue. Rose Hoban of NC Health News, Mitch Kokai of John Locke Foundation, and Sarah Ovaska of NC Policy Watch join the Reporter Roundtable to look at non-profit and advocacy journalism. Watch the program here.
Nov 14th - 11:06 am
On Capital Tonight: The Bow Tie Caucus convenes — professors Scott Huffmon and Michael Bitzer take on presidential politics and more. Senior Political reporter Loretta Boniti wraps up the action On Jones Street, and we get our weekly economic report with Rob Boisvert and Carolina Business Review host Chris William. Watch the program here.
Nov 13th - 10:47 am
On Capital Tonight: State Sen. Bob Rucho talks about his forthcoming retirement from the General Assembly and the legacy of his years in the State Senate. Congressman Robert Pittenger talks about his call for a House Ethics investigation into his real estate business, the House Speaker’s race, a new control tower for Charlotte-Dougle International Airport, and more. Watch the program here.
Nov 12th - 12:08 pm
On Capital Tonight: Assistant Secretary for Veterans Affairs Ilario Pantano shows how North Carolina is streamlining its veterans services. Our Advocates Marc Rotterman and Kerra Bolton break down the fourth GOP presidential debate. Watch the program here.
Nov 10th - 12:08 pm
On Capital Tonight: Charlotte Mayor-elect Jennifer Roberts talks about her goals and plans for her tenure as the Queen City’s new leader. Our Insiders Malcolm Graham and Doug Raymond dig into lawmaker retirements and more. Watch the program here.
Nov 10th - 11:25 am
On Capital Tonight: Former state Sen. Howard Lee talks about his varied career in public service as he is set to receive the North Carolina Award. Rick Henderson of Carolina Journal and Erik Spanberg of Charlotte Business Journal join our Reporter Roundtable. Watch the program here.
Nov 9th - 6:23 pm
On Capital Tonight: We have analysis and reaction from the Democratic Presidential Forum at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. Watch the program here.