Friday News Roundup: Response To Immigration Enforcement At The County Commission; ACA Repeal; More

Mar 10, 2017

Clockwise from top left - Tom Bullock, Glenn Burkins, Nick Ochsner and Ann Doss Helms.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Passionate response to immigration enforcement spills into a Mecklenburg County Commission meeting, the field of mayoral candidates grows and traffic cameras may make a comeback. Mike Collins and the roundup reporters cover those stories and more on the local news roundup.

On this edition of the local news roundup, passionate response to immigration enforcement continued this week at the County Commission meeting, as speakers protested a suggestion by one commissioner that ICE officers be present at meetings. 

The field of primary candidates for Charlotte mayor is growing as the September primary inches closer. We’ll talk about who has put their hat in the ring and what they bring to the table.

North Carolina law makers in Washington shared their reactions to the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act this week. We’ll talk about the plan and the reaction from Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr and others.

Development along the delayed Blue Line Corridor continues despite a 7-month addition to the start date of the Blue Line extension.

And are the red-light cameras about to make a return to the Queen City? We’ll talk about a proposal to do just that.

Host Mike Collins and Charlotte area reporters discuss those stories and more on the Friday News Roundup, on Charlotte Talks.

Guests:

Tom Bullock, WFAE reporter. 

Glenn Burkins, editor and publisher of Qcitymetro.com

Nick Ochsner, reporter for WBTV News 

Ann Doss Helms, reporter for The Charlotte Observer