Budgets (page 8)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that government rules block U.S.-trained foreign doctors who could help fill family practice needs. The Daily Journal focuses on policy differences that are likely to produce a state budget standoff.
    Mitch Kokai, June 7, 2019
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    Can Medicaid handle another recession?

    A new budget for fiscal years 2019 and 2020 is currently working its way through the North Carolina General Assembly (See here and here for more). Lots of discussions during budget negotiations have focused on long term sustainability…
    Jordan Roberts, June 4, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the state Senate approving its budget after a heated debate inolving the squabble between UNC and Vidant Health. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal examines prospects for alcohol regulation reform in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, May 31, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the Senate budget’s response to the dispute between the UNC System and Vidant Health. The Daily Journal points out that a partisan fight over the Cooper administration’s hurricane recovery efforts could hurt efforts to highlight problems created by federal bureaucracy.
    Mitch Kokai, May 30, 2019
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    N.C. Senate education budget highlights

    Republican leaders in the N.C. Senate released their budget proposal on Tuesday.  The two-year plan would invest in school safety initiatives, allow teachers to make decisions about school supply purchases, and of course, raise teacher salaries. The budget funds a variety of grants designed to ensure the safety of students…
    Terry Stoops, May 29, 2019
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    2019-21 Senate Budget Overview

    The Senate budget incorporates the surprisingly large revenues from the current fiscal year that ends June 30 and higher forecast revenue for FY2019-20, but appropriates no more for operating expenses than the House did (Figure 1). Senate budget writers devote $397 million the first year and $713 million the second…
    Joseph Coletti, May 29, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online about details of the N.C. Senate’s budget plan. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why good citizenship requires skepticism.
    Mitch Kokai, May 29, 2019
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    LISTEN HERE: HeadLocke No. 51: Cutting federal aid to help restore state government responsibility

    The latest HeadLocke podcast episode is out: The federal government spends $750 billion a year on nearly 1,400 programs subsidizing state and local governments. A recent Cato Institute report explains why getting rid of those programs would help restore responsible government at the state and local level. Mitch Kokai and…
    Anna Manning, May 28, 2019