Gov. Roy Cooper is touting Medicaid expansion now as a "jobs" program, saying it would "add an estimated 37,200 more jobs to North Carolina." If you wondered "Based on what?" or "Estimated by whom?" you are ahead of the game.
The fulcrum of our independence is encapsulated in this sentence in our Declaration: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." Do we still?
The N.C. Board of Funeral Service opposes a bill that would allow for provisional licenses for funeral directors here. Meanwhile, in Pennsylvania, the governor just signed a law allowing for provisional licenses across licensing boards.
A year ago we explained that "Gov. Cooper opposes tax cuts for corporations in general, not particular. It’s a fine distinction." Examples abound in even the past three months of press releases from the governor's office.