The N.C. House has approved a measure to limit damages linked to nuisance lawsuits targeting hog farms. But a key amendment would prevent the new law from protecting major hog producer Smithfield Foods against hundreds of existing legal cases. Rick Henderson analyzes the legislation for the next edition of…
Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that a Medicaid expansion plan in the N.C. House is getting a chilly reception. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal rejects the silly notion of treating unaffiliated voters as if they’re members of a third major political party.
The John Locke Foundation is raising concerns about House Bill 662, a Medicaid expansion plan that carries the name “Carolina Cares.” Senior Vice President Becki Gray discusses her concerns in the video clip below.
Katherine Restrepo’s latest Forbes column explains why the proposed American Health Care Act could lead to some bad results for North Carolina taxpayers. … [T]he intraparty divide over how health reform should take shape remains intense, especially when it comes to restructuring Medicaid, the health insurance…
Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on one N.C. State political scientist’s assessment of the ongoing efforts to find a compromise on House Bill 2. Katherine Restrepo’s Daily Journal identifies obstacles standing in the way of Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposed Medicaid expansion.
Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a federal agency joining N.C. legislators in fighting Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposed Medicaid expansion. Jon Pritchett’s Daily Journal explains why Charlotte’s soccer stadium proposal would represent a bad deal for taxpayers.
Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that some Republican N.C. legislators are open to a limited expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. The Daily Journal highlights two major “known unknowns” that will influence the course of the 2017 N.C. legislative session.