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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Roy Cooper allowing a bill for Association Health Plans to become law without his signature. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how a piecemeal approach to the state budget could resolve an ongoing impasse.
    Mitch Kokai, August 26, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Legislature’s piecemeal budget plan could put governor on defense

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Brooke Conrad wrote an article on the current budget impasse in North Carolina. According to Conrad: Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper insists Medicaid expansion be included in the General Fund budget, and the Republican-dominated General Assembly unequivocally refuses. Lawmakers passed a budget bill and sent to it the…
    Brenee Goforth, August 23, 2019
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    CJ Commentary: We deserve representation over blind political allegiance

    This week, Becki Gray, Vice President of the John Locke Foundation published an opinion piece in Carolina Journal. Her piece focused on what the state is leaving unfunded every day it does not have a budget resolution. Here is a list of some measures that are included in the proposed…
    Brenee Goforth, August 23, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A student-centered approach could help fix North Carolina’s broken school funding model. That’s a key recommendation from the John Locke Foundation’s latest report on N.C. school financing reform. Terry Stoops discusses the research for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Sanders highlights economists’ assessments of…
    Mitch Kokai, August 23, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on the political impact of the General Assembly’s plan to approve pieces of the vetoed state budget. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal explains why North Carolinians deserve representation rather than blind political allegiance.
    Mitch Kokai, August 23, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Republican legislative leaders want to give millions of N.C. taxpayers a refund

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello reported on General Assembly Republicans’ plans to refund part of this year’s state surplus. According to Marchello: General Assembly leaders in a news conference announced a plan to return to taxpayers’ money from the $900-million surplus.  Why? Income-tax payments and sales tax collections ran…
    Brenee Goforth, August 22, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on Republican legislative leaders’ plan to offer N.C. taxpayers a refund. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal debunks back-to-school “fake news.”…
    Mitch Kokai, August 22, 2019
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    Association Health Plans are About Choice

    This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts published a research brief focusing on Association Health Plans (AHPs). According to Roberts, these health plans have been receiving much attention since the passage of Senate Bill 86. Roberts writes: SB 86: Small Business Health Care Act… would provide new opportunities for small businesses…
    Brenee Goforth, August 21, 2019