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Abortion Waiting Period Bill Races through House

Abortion Waiting Period Bill Races through House

Legislators trim restrictions from a bill that would extend the waiting period for an abortion from 24 to 72 hours. By Rose Hoban House..

April 23, 2015 with 0 Comments
Country Music Star Serenades Legislators in Support of Foster Kids

Country Music Star Serenades Legislators in Support of Foster Kids

Country-western performer Jimmy Wayne, who was once a foster youth in the North Carolina system, came to the N.C. General Assembly to..

April 23, 2015 with 1 Comment
Schools/Health Bills Cruise through N.C. House

Schools/Health Bills Cruise through N.C. House

As a legislative deadline draws near, lawmakers move a group of bills to help school children stay healthier. By Rose Hoban With a major..

April 22, 2015 with 0 Comments
A More Normal Life for N.C. Foster Teens

A More Normal Life for N.C. Foster Teens

A suite of bills would make life a little easier for foster kids … and their parents. By Jen Ferris Calvin Mackay, 22, doesn’t have..

April 16, 2015 with 0 Comments
Fighting the Antiquated Image of Midwifery

Fighting the Antiquated Image of Midwifery

Nurse midwives came to the General Assembly to show their support for Senate Bill 695, legislation that would remove what they called..

April 16, 2015 with 0 Comments
Mental Health Advocates Share Their Stories with Lawmakers

Mental Health Advocates Share Their Stories with Lawmakers

Mental health advocates shared their stories with legislators to persuade them to protect funding for mental health, expand access to care..

April 15, 2015 with 1 Comment
Legislators Start to Get Clearer Picture of DHHS Finances

Legislators Start to Get Clearer Picture of DHHS Finances

A report from the state auditor brings more of the financials for the Department of Health and Human Services into focus, but there are no..

April 14, 2015 with 0 Comments
A Medical Home on the Coast for Those With No Place to Go

A Medical Home on the Coast for Those With No Place to Go

Care for the uninsured on the Outer Banks comes in the form of a clinic that feels like home. By Jasmin Singh Bobbie Cutrell came back to..

April 13, 2015 with 0 Comments
Help for Those in Need … from Those Who Know

Help for Those in Need … from Those Who Know

A Winston-Salem advocate presses forward with plans for a peer-run respite center intended to keep people with mental health and substance..

April 8, 2015
Abortion Bill Would Cause Longer Waits, Restrict Doctors

Abortion Bill Would Cause Longer Waits, Restrict Doctors

A bill filed Wednesday tweaks North Carolina’s abortion laws, creating new restrictions and requirements on doctors and a longer..

April 2, 2015
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