Clayton Henkel, Communications Coordinator for N.C. Policy Watch, joined the project in November 2009. She is responsible for the project's website and newsletter management as well as production of its weekly "News and Views" radio program. [email protected]
Durham County District Attorney Satana Deberry and Duke University Law School professor Brandon Garrett discuss their unique and extraordinary new joint initiative to shine a light into a long-hidden corner of the criminal justice system: plea bargains.
Professor David McLennan, director of the Meredith College Poll tells us what North Carolinians are thinking about an array of hot-button policy issues, including election conspiracy theories, abortion rights, medical marijuana and more.
States Newsroom national energy policy reporter Robert Zullo discusses some of the challenges of protecting our electric grid from attacks like the one that took place in Moore County and the challenges in siting renewable energy.
State Senator Michael Garrett of Guilford County offers his takes on some of the proposals taking center stage during the early days of the 2023 legislative session, including the controversial “don’t say gay” bill and the chances for Medicaid expansion.
Hudson McCormick, North Carolina director of the national nonprofit State Innovation Exchange (SiX), discusses new polling that shines a light on what average North Carolinians wish state lawmakers were prioritizing
Senator Sydney Batch discusses the tenuous state of reproductive freedom in North Carolina, along with some of her other concerns (and hopes) for the 2023 session of the North Carolina General Assembly