Gov. Roy Cooper (page 58)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on expert critiques of a recent study that labeled North Carolina’s electoral practices worse than those in authoritarian nations such as Cuba and North Korea. John Hood’s Daily Journal labels Gov. Roy Cooper’s unilateral push for Medicaid expansion a…
    Mitch Kokai, January 9, 2017
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina government agencies are seeing significant changes, thanks to legislation the General Assembly approved in December. Becki Gray explains in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio how that legislation affects new Gov. Roy Cooper and state employees who have overseen elections, ethics, and lobbying. Rick Henderson…
    Mitch Kokai, January 6, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that N.C. hospitals have not signed on to Gov. Roy Cooper’s controversial Medicaid expansion plan. John Trump’s Daily Journal explains why Cooper’s plan is unlikely to succeed.
    Mitch Kokai, January 5, 2017
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    JLF expert pans Cooper’s Medicaid expansion plan

    Becki Gray explains why Gov. Roy Cooper’s plan to expand North Carolina’s Medicaid program is “puzzling.”…
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2017
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    NC earns a C-minus on Quality Counts 2017

    Education Week just released Quality Counts 2017, which scores and grades state public school systems based on measures grouped into three broad areas: Chance for Success, K-12 Achievement, and School Finance. North Carolina was one of 14 states to receive a C-minus and the state’s score of 70.5 tied…
    Terry Stoops, January 4, 2017
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    Legislative leaders to Cooper: You’re not governor yet

    Responding to Gov.-elect Roy Cooper’s announcement that the N.C. General Assembly would return to Raleigh Tuesday to take up repeal of House Bill 2, the leaders of the N.C. House and Senate are telling a different story. Here’s a joint statement from Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, and House Speaker…
    Mitch Kokai, December 19, 2016
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online on the potential fate of House Bill 17, which would place new limits on Gov.-elect Roy Cooper’s powers. John Hood’s Daily Journal examines the history of partisan conflict between North Carolina’s governor and General Assembly.
    Mitch Kokai, December 19, 2016
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. House’s approval of a bill limiting Gov.-elect Roy Cooper’s appointment and hiring powers. Dan Way reports on N.C. Senate approval of judicial and election-related changes. John Trump’s Daily Journal credits outgoing Gov. Pat McCrory…
    Mitch Kokai, December 16, 2016