In this episode of The Porch, a production of the BPR news team, we hear from -
- BPR's Lilly Knoepp about her reporting on the independent monitor tasked with ensuring HCA holds to the promises it made when it purchased Mission Health
- Joel Burgess of the Asheville Citizen-Times about Asheville City Council's retreat this month which was at the center of a lawsuit filed by five local media outlets. Burgess also talks about the latest on how the city will set property taxes this year.
- Dr. Chris Cooper, political scientist at Western Carolina University, talks about the comparatively slow pace the North Carolina General Assembly is taking so far this year
(The BPR News Presents theme song is The Vibes by Audiobinger. Other music featured in this episode includes Three Floors by Blue Dot Sessions)