Medicaid (page 8)

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Some Washington, D.C., Democrats hope Kay Hagan will try to win a return trip to the U.S. Senate by taking on incumbent Republican Richard Burr in 2016. Rick Henderson discusses the potential for a Burr-Hagan battle during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Becki Gray looks ahead…
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2015
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on Durham’s decision to charge a new rental fee for yard waste bins already sold to homeowners. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal explores the ongoing legislative debate over Medicaid reform.
    Mitch Kokai, June 2, 2015
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a new state audit that reveals N.C. Medicaid management abuses, including $1.6 million in excessive pay, nepotism, lax oversight, and failure to follow state policy. Michael Lowrey’s Daily Journal examines the quirks in Air Force rules that led…
    Mitch Kokai, May 14, 2015
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    Ponnuru, Salam set forth ‘A Constitutionalist Agenda’

    Ramesh Ponnuru and Reihan Salam share with National Review Online readers their recommendations for five Republican priorities. A practical constitutionalist agenda for the Congress would attempt both to strengthen constitutional principles such as federalism and the separation of powers and to habituate…
    Mitch Kokai, May 8, 2015
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina could play a more prominent role in the 2016 presidential nomination process. State lawmakers have decided to move the state’s presidential primary to an earlier date on the electoral calendar. But Rick Henderson explains during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio why concerns from the…
    Mitch Kokai, May 8, 2015
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    Obama administration’s political hardball on Medicaid expansion

    North Carolina is not mentioned in the article, but you can bet top Tar Heel officials are paying attention to the shenanigans described in this Bloomberg Businessweek account of recent political developments surrounding Medicaid expansion. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government couldn’t…
    Mitch Kokai, April 28, 2015
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    As N.C. lawmakers work to build on positive benefits tied to their 2013 tax reform package, they would be wise to build up state reserve funds in preparation for the next recession. That’s the advice Roy Cordato shares in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Katherine Restrepo…
    Mitch Kokai, April 24, 2015
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on an expert panel that recommends fixing North Carolina’s Medicaid program before considering expansion. John Hood’s Daily Journal notes that facts have eroded the political Left’s narrative of a state budget crisis.
    Mitch Kokai, April 20, 2015