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Stealth Cuts Eat Away at Child Care Programs

Stealth Cuts Eat Away at Child Care Programs

Health advocates sigh with relief at the end of the legislative session if their program is fully funded for another year. Or is it? By..

August 7, 2014
Feds, State and County Officials Argue Over Medicaid Application Backlog

Feds, State and County Officials Argue Over Medicaid Application Backlog

Thirteen states, including North Carolina, have received letters from federal officials about their Medicaid application backlogs. The move..

July 15, 2014
What Bites In St. Lucia Doesn’t Stay In St. Lucia

What Bites In St. Lucia Doesn’t Stay In St. Lucia

By Hyun Namkoong Chikungunya virus is as foreign as it sounds, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has already confirmed..

July 15, 2014
House, Senate Begin to Come Together on Medicaid

House, Senate Begin to Come Together on Medicaid

After weeks of standoff, Wednesday’s joint budget conference committee meeting results in the two chambers of the state legislature..

July 3, 2014
Lawmakers Call for Action on Reducing Suicides

Lawmakers Call for Action on Reducing Suicides

By Jasmin Singh The North Carolina House of Representatives passed a resolution Wednesday authorizing legislative staff to study ways to..

July 3, 2014
House and Senate Still at Odds Over Medicaid Reform, Funding

House and Senate Still at Odds Over Medicaid Reform, Funding

As lawmakers work to hash out a budget, the House and Senate are far apart on how they would deal with Medicaid. By Rose Hoban Members of..

June 20, 2014
Racial Disparities Persist in WNC Infant Deaths

Racial Disparities Persist in WNC Infant Deaths

Throughout North Carolina, black infants die at greater rates than white infants, a disparity that persists into the mountainous western..

June 17, 2014
Once Again, the Wright School Awaits Word of Its Fate

Once Again, the Wright School Awaits Word of Its Fate

Even though it’s the only school of its kind in the state, the school which serves children with emotional and behavioral problems..

June 13, 2014
McCrory, Doctors Throw Weight Behind Medicaid Reform Plan

McCrory, Doctors Throw Weight Behind Medicaid Reform Plan

In a show of solidarity, Gov. McCrory came out in support of the Medicaid reform plan put forth by the Department of Health and Human..

June 5, 2014
McCrory’s Health Care Budget Contains Many Trims, Small Additions

McCrory’s Health Care Budget Contains Many Trims, Small Additions

Gov. Pat McCrory presented his budget to reporters Wednesday. The document will be presented formally to the legislature Thursday morning...

May 15, 2014
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