Medicaid

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on Medicaid expansion’s impact in Ohio. The Daily Journal highlights one high-profile N.C. classical liberal who emphasizes the importance of freedom.
    Mitch Kokai, September 19, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Juli Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that the N.C. House’s budget veto override could have implications for Medicaid expansion. John Hood’s Daily Journal analyzes the “tragedy of errors” linked to last week’s surprise House vote to overrde Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget veto.
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2019
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    Taking More Federal Funds Could Mean Losing the Freedom to Determine N.C.’s Future

    This week, JLF’s Joe Coletti published a research brief on the dwindling ability of government decision-makers to choose the direction in which their state will go. Coletti writes: Governors and state legislators have given away much of their ability to make policy over the last 30 years. Even as state…
    Brenee Goforth, September 13, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Stunning veto override could put Medicaid transformation back on track

    Wednesday morning, the N.C. House held a surprise vote and overrode the governor’s veto on the budget. That move, if the Senate follows suit, would provide the funding needed to transition North Carolina’s Medicaid population to managed care. Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak explains: House Bill 555, Medicaid Transformation Implementation,…
    Brenee Goforth, September 12, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. legislative debate surrounding redrawing election maps. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal explains why Indiana’s Medicaid expansion should not serve as a model for North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2019
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    Refunding the surplus?

    My commentary yesterday on the possibility of refunding some or all of the surplus to people has generated some discussion, thanks in part to a simpler version on this blog and to comments on Twitter. A couple suggestions seemed worth pursuing. First, refunding money to taxpayers using the…
    Joseph Coletti, August 15, 2019
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    House Democrats close budget chapter

    House Democrats effectively shut the door on a veto override, and with it a new budget agreement for the fiscal year, yesterday. All but four of them signed a commitment letter to uphold Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto. Unless three more decommit or are not present, Republicans will be short of…
    Joseph Coletti, August 8, 2019
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    JLF’s Mitch Kokai Comments on Budget Impasse for Winston-Salem Journal

    Richard Craver of the Winston-Salem Journal reported a story on the current budget impasse earlier this week. His piece focused on the stalemate between the governor and the legislature. Craver writes: Both sides have tried to put the onus on the other for the impasse that’s delaying, among several things,…
    Brenee Goforth, August 7, 2019