RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s financial woes may be over, but its headaches live on.

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MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center has received $277,000 in funding from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. The money will be used to fund year three of a cost share granting program called AgPrime.  

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RALEIGH — Rep. Craig Horn, R-Union, said he wouldn’t be surprised if a judge orders the state to spend more on education.

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RALEIGH — The House Appropriations Committee has passed a more than $250-million hurricane relief bill that places a greater emphasis on resilience and disaster mitigation.

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RALEIGH — Some House members want to give the N.C. Department of Transportation an emergency bailout.

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RALEIGH — Time is running out, and Medicaid transformation is imperiled.

State representatives began questioning whether Medicaid managed care will fail under its current timeline. The concerns came during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, meeting of the House Health Committee.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina continues to roll out Medicaid managed care, despite a lack of funding from the legislature and a lawsuit pending against one of the insurers slotted to become a managed care organization.

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RALEIGH — Lawmakers spent Tuesday, Oct. 8, advancing four mini-budget plans as the budget veto stalemate drags on into another month.

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RALEIGH — Partisanship often dominates contemporary political dialogue, but it’s possible for Republicans and Democrats to find at least some common ground.

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More mini-budgets to come, Senate leader says

RALEIGH — State lawmakers will continue to consider mini-budgets. For now.

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