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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The Medicaid expansion lobby is cranking up its campaign again now that Kansas has decided to move forward with expansion. Jordan Roberts assesses the potential impact of Kansas’ decision on North Carolina during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Joseph Coletti analyzes North Carolina’s current system…
    Mitch Kokai, January 24, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that the N.C. state treasurer is looking into the possible sale of New Hanover’s county-owned hospital. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal explains why no one should despair about the absence of a state budget.
    Mitch Kokai, January 24, 2020
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    Unanimous Appeals Court panel rejects Common Cause’s challenge of special 2016 legislative session

    A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has upheld a trial court’s ruling against left-0f-center activist group Common Cause’s challenge of laws enacted during a special 2016 legislative session. Most provisions of those laws were designed to restrict the power of incoming Gov. Roy Cooper. Some…
    Mitch Kokai, January 21, 2020
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    NCAE tests the waters for a teacher strike

    According to the Citizen Times, the NCAE Organize 2020 Racial and Social Justice Caucus, the extreme left-wing of N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE), “is circulating surveys online that ask teachers how many days of work they’d be willing to miss in order to obtain more funding…
    Terry Stoops, January 20, 2020
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    Roberts’ Review: 2019 NC Health Policy

    JLF’s health care researcher Jordan Roberts is recapping the health care legislation that passed (and didn’t pass) in North Carolina’s last legislative session. Medicaid Expansion Roberts writes: Medicaid expansion was a question of whether to expand our state’s Medicaid program to include able-bodied, working-age adults…
    Brenee Goforth, January 16, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports on the limited action in the General Assembly’s latest one-day session. Brooke Conrad and Kari Travis report on the potential impact of a transparency lawsuit linked to UNC’s Silent Sam controversy. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights a dramatic fall in child poverty.
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on concerns surrounding a new report that calls for major increases in N.C. school funding. Brooke Conrad previews this week’s legislative session. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges prudence in the debate over voter ID.
    Mitch Kokai, January 13, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that a proposed state Senate bill could ease the provider crunch for elderly patients in North Carolina. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains that forced school busing is not returning to public schools any time soon.
    Mitch Kokai, January 6, 2020