NC General Assembly (page 3)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on delays for N.C. Medicaid’s planned transition to managed care. John Hood’s Daily Journal questions the constitutionality of a new law that could delay payments to some Map Act victims.
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Mecklenburg County voters recently rejected a sales-tax increase for “arts and parks.” Joseph Coletti places that vote in context of N.C. counties’ overall record on recent sales-tax votes for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts discusses his work with a group called RIP Medical…
    Mitch Kokai, November 15, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on strings attached to new funding for the N.C. Department of Transportation. Shannon Watkins’ Daily Journal looks into community college “noncompleters.”…
    Mitch Kokai, November 15, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online about N.C. legislators’ return to Raleigh to deal with a new congressional map. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why states should drive health care reform.
    Mitch Kokai, November 13, 2019
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    More North Carolinians Approve Alcohol Sales Through Election

    This week, Carolina Journal’s John Trump published an opinion piece on the results of local ballot measures regarding alcohol sales. North Carolina is uniquely situated, Trump explains: North Carolina remains a control state, one of only 17 in the country. It’s also the only state that governs liquor locally, via…
    Brenee Goforth, November 11, 2019
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    Cooper has vetoed more than twice as many bills as any other N.C. governor

    With four new vetoes announced this morning, Gov. Roy Cooper now has used his veto stamp 42 times. That’s a record for N.C. governors and more than twice as many as the 20 vetoes Bev Perdue issued in her single term in the executive mansion. Mike Easley vetoed nine…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina’s election maps could be set for state House and Senate races. But lawmakers must redraw the state’s congressional map after a recent ruling from a three-judge Superior Court panel. Rick Henderson addresses the latest developments in the state’s ongoing redistricting dispute for the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2019
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    JLF’s Mitch Kokai Comments on Vaping for Winston-Salem Journal

    This week, JLF’s Mitch Kokai commented on the recent efforts by the NC General Assembly to increase taxes on e-cigarettes for the Winston-Salem Journal. The article’s author, Richard Craver, explains: An amendment to Senate Bill 557 submitted by state Rep. Gail Adcock, D-Wake, in the House Finance Committee would have…
    Brenee Goforth, November 8, 2019