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RALEIGH — Leaders of the University of North Carolina System are feeling “grim,” in the words of one official presentation, after state lawmakers’ latest one-day trip to Raleigh. Legislators embroiled in a political standoff have failed to pass a budget that would fund the university’s priorities.

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RALEIGH — The General Assembly is going home without raising teacher pay and without passing a full budget.

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RALEIGH — Members of the N.C. General Assembly may meet for only one day this week — Tuesday, Jan. 14 — and will potentially hold a vote to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget veto. According to plans, anyway.

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RALEIGH — The 2019 session of the N.C. General Assembly began Jan. 9, both in the House and the Senate. The session ended on Halloween, which was Wednesday, Oct. 31. Lawmakers left without a budget, failing to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto, which came in June. To date, Cooper has vetoed 37 bills — 23 of which the General Assembly has overridden. During the session, however, lawmakers passed a host of mini-budgets, redrew N.C. legislative districts under a court order, and funded teacher pay and other raises for state workers.

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RALEIGH — Rep. Jeffrey Elmore, R-Wilkes, said one of his teaching colleagues inadvertently took a pay cut.

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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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Wednesday, 09 October 2019 13:22

Mini-budgets advance through the General Assembly

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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Wednesday, 02 October 2019 14:48

More mini-budgets to come, Senate leader says

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

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RALEIGH — To bear the burden of expanding Medicaid, states rely on Uncle Sam to pick up 90% of the costs. So far, the federal government hasn’t failed. But how sustainable is the Medicaid program, really?

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RALEIGH — The fate of the budget veto override lies in the Senate, but don’t expect a vote any time soon.

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