Tuesday August 18, 2009 | Health Care Reform

August 14, 2009 at 12:56 pm | Posted in Coming Up | 5 Comments

The ongoing nationwide conversation about health care reform remains contentious with the legislation on reform still up in the air in the Senate. We’ll talk with people in the health care industry about what reform would mean for them, and we’ll go over who potential winners and losers might be if the current package passes.
Guests
Susan DeVore
– President and CEO of Premier, Inc.
Dr. Bill Brandon – Health Policy Expert, UNC Charlotte
John Graham – Director of Health Care Studies, Pacific Research Institute

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Monday August 17, 2009 | NC Stimulus Money

August 14, 2009 at 12:22 pm | Posted in Coming Up | 3 Comments

It is estimated that North Carolina will receive over $6 Billion in economic stimulus funds. Governor Perdue has created a state level office to manage the money but there are many needs in the state and numerous suggestions on how to prioritize spending. Our panel of experts will explore the complicated proposals and policies regarding the stimulus money and whether it is being spent wisely.
Guests
Dempsey Benton – Director, NC Office of Economic Recovery and Investment
Ron KimbleDeputy City Manager of Charlotte
Perri Morgan – President, Capitol Monitor
Terrell Dorn – Director, Construction and Facilities Management Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office

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