WFAE Talks The Latest Airport Fight, A Proposed Sales Tax Hike, Murrows

Jun 13, 2014

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Greg, Lisa and Ben discuss the latest legislative strategy to force Charlotte city government to give up control of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, and a proposed quarter-cent sales tax hike to help supplement the salaries of CMS employees and fund a few other programs.

Plus, Greg and Lisa talk to Ben about his big week. He was named the winner of a national Edward R. Murrow Award for this story.

We've separated this week's "Meghameter" segment in which Meghan Stubel fact-checks the rhetoric in political press releases. This week, Meghan Stubel looks at claims made in a Forward NC press release titled Tillis Chooses Kochs Over North Carolina Jobs. You can listen to that segment below: