The Point Of The Spear

In NC Politics, the leaders of the House and the Senate have a broader impact on policy and the citizenry than the state government CEO. Following last year’s mid-term elections, the newly minted Senate leader is political veteran and attorney Phil Berger. How will this Republican public servant work with his colleague, NC House Speaker Thom Tillis and Governor Bev Perdue to address a Herculean budget gap and possibly change the DNA of how Public Policy is created? What is the future for North Carolinas unpopular tax structure and how does it trickle down to all government services?
Roger Schrum of Sonoco and Ben Kinney from Business NC Magazine open the dialogue.

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