Domecast, our weekly podcast on government and politics in North Carolina, is ready for the weekend of June 4-5.
Outcry from supporters of historically black colleges and universities prompted Senate leaders to drop three HBCUs from a plan to increase enrollment by offering $500-per-semester tuition. Jonathan Alexander, News & Observer reporter and host of the HBCU Voice podcast, explains.
We also discuss other developments in a busy week at the legislature: A looming veto on coal ash, a plan to clean Jordan Lake using freshwater mussels, proposed changes to school math curriculum, and a plan to turn low-performing schools into charters.
We wrap up, as always, with Headliners of the Week. Colin Campbell of The News & Observer hosts, and Lynn Bonner and Craig Jarvis of The News & Observer join the panel.
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