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Wind Farm Regulations Meet Turbulent Response at General Assembly

Wind Farm Regulations Meet Turbulent Response at General Assembly

Proposed regulations on wind power facilities could effectively quash the development of the alternative energy source in Eastern North..

June 23, 2016 with 1 Comment
NC Child Welfare System Failing Children, Families, Reports Say

NC Child Welfare System Failing Children, Families, Reports Say

In both governmental and private audits, the state’s system to protect vulnerable children was found wanting. By Rose Hoban The mental..

June 16, 2016 with 1 Comment
Medicaid Reform Plan Sent to Feds, Now the Negotiation Starts

Medicaid Reform Plan Sent to Feds, Now the Negotiation Starts

North Carolina’s Medicaid plan is poised on the brink of change. The first big step was putting in an application to the federal..

June 3, 2016
How is North Carolina’s Medicaid Program Doing This Year?

How is North Carolina’s Medicaid Program Doing This Year?

By Rose Hoban As Gov. Pat McCrory introduced North Carolina’s Medicaid reform plan Wednesday, he praised this year’s “$300..

June 3, 2016
State Health Director Tells His Side of Coal Ash Water Advisory Story

State Health Director Tells His Side of Coal Ash Water Advisory Story

Randall Williams’ statements are the next in a series of depositions revealing tension at the top of the state’s Department of..

June 2, 2016
Coal Ash Well Families Bring Their Frustrations to Raleigh

Coal Ash Well Families Bring Their Frustrations to Raleigh

Two well owners living near coal ash pits who received letters from the state telling them their water is safe joined with Democratic..

May 20, 2016
Health Officials Clashed Over Well-Water Letters, Testimony Shows

Health Officials Clashed Over Well-Water Letters, Testimony Shows

Testimony by North Carolina’s state epidemiologist sheds light on discord among health experts on the decision to rescind do-not-drink..

May 17, 2016
For Drinking Water Warnings, Lawmakers Debate Which Standard To Use

For Drinking Water Warnings, Lawmakers Debate Which Standard To Use

North Carolina legislators are considering an environmental-policy question relevant to anyone with a water faucet. By Catherine Clabby..

May 6, 2016
Kids’ Docs Make Voices Heard on Medicaid Reform

Kids’ Docs Make Voices Heard on Medicaid Reform

The state Department of Health and Human Services holds its final Medicaid reform hearing – and hears plenty from pediatricians. By..

April 20, 2016
How Much Money Did DHHS Actually Overspend?

How Much Money Did DHHS Actually Overspend?

Unpacking disagreements between the state auditor and the Department of Health and Human Services over last week’s audit. By Rose..

April 13, 2016
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