One of the reasons the North Carolina legislature has not ratified a new budget yet is a $1.43 billion proposal that would create a nonprofit organization to issue grants to “turn ideas and discoveries into companies.” Called NCInnovation, the funds would establish an endowment that kicks off $106 million annually to be used for grants. […]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi damaged the credibility of the January 6th Committee by blocking Republican appointments. But that shouldn’t mean ignoring new information the committee produces. Plus, NC Republican lawmakers unveil their $27.9 billion budget proposal.

President Joe Biden addresses the nation on his “top domestic priority” – inflation. Plus, North Carolina state coffers hit surplus!

Becki Gray of the John Locke Foundation and CarolinaJournal.com joins Pete to talk about the signed budget by Governor Roy Cooper.