Health care

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Johnny Kampis reports for Carolina Journal Online about N.C. legislators’ focus on funding for local broadband infrastructure. John Hood’s Daily Journal warns that COVID-19 immunity is too far away.
    Mitch Kokai, January 20, 2021
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    Biden to undo Obamacare alternatives

    David Hogberg writes for the Washington Examiner about the new president’s plan to reverse recent health care reforms. As the Biden administration looks to make its mark on healthcare, one policy it is likely to overturn is President Trump’s 2018 executive order loosening rules for short-term health insurance…
    Mitch Kokai, January 19, 2021
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    New session highlights second chance for previous ideas

     “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” – Ecclesiastes 1:9 Yesterday kicked off the new two-year state legislative session, and many politicos have stars in their eyes at the possibilities inherent with the new beginning. We…
    Leah Byers, January 15, 2021
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    Coronavirus as a never-ending problem

    Tyler Van Dyke reports for the Washington Examiner about one disturbing prediction involving the future of coronavirus. In short, one expert believes we are far from seeing a return to “normal.” Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said on Wednesday that he expects the world will have to deal with…
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on priorities for the new N.C. legislative session that began Wednesday. Andrew Dunn reports on North Carolina’s poor performance compared to other states in disbursing COVID-19 vaccines. Ray Nothstine’s Daily Journal explains why there’s an even more important reason than…
    Mitch Kokai, January 14, 2021
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    Biden Administration Should Keep These 2 Trump Health Care Executive Orders

    No matter who the president is, or which political party has control of Congress, access to affordable health insurance and the medical care that goes along with it has been top of mind for years. President Trump made progress by issuing executive orders, as John Locke Foundation government affairs associate…
    Donna Martinez, January 8, 2021
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    Slow COVID-19 vaccine rollout doesn’t mean a need for more central planning

    Veronique de Rugy writes at National Review Online about one flawed narrative linked to the COVID-19 vaccine. Who is surprised that the federal government fell far short of its promise to vaccinate 20 million people by the end of 2020? I am not, really. There are many factors,…
    Mitch Kokai, January 8, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online about COVID-19 shutdowns’ negative impact on N.C. tourism and rural economies. Jordan Roberts’ Daily Journal explains why the Biden administration should retain key Trump administration health care policies.
    Mitch Kokai, January 8, 2021