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This Week In NC Politics: School Safety, NC's 9th District, And Faith v. Politics

This week in state politics,  an analysis of Gov. Roy Cooper's first State of the State address.
Jeff Tiberii
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WUNC
This week in state politics, an analysis of Gov. Roy Cooper's first State of the State address.

On this week’s review of the week in North Carolina politics: high school students and legislators are on different tracks when it comes to school safety; California billionaire Tom Steyer announces he’ll put $1 million into efforts to flip North Carolina’s 9th District; and Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest says conservatives have faith in God, while liberals answer to no higher power than politics.

Rob Schofield, of NC Policy Watch, and Becki Gray, of the John Locke Foundation, discuss those topics and more with WUNC Political Reporter Rusty Jacobs.WUNC Politics Reporter Rusty Jacobs checks in with Rob Schofield, of NC Policy Watch, and Becki Gray, of the John Locke Foundation, in the latest episode of the Week in State Politics.

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Rusty Jacobs is a politics reporter for WUNC. Rusty previously worked at WUNC as a reporter and substitute host from 2001 until 2007 and now returns after a nine-year absence during which he went to law school at Carolina and then worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Wake County.
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