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RALEIGH — Newly released school performance grades show reading scores have remained stagnant despite millions spent on reading interventions.

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ROCKINGHAM — Tuesday evening, the Richmond County Board of Commissioners heard from both state Rep. Scott Brewer and state Sen. Tom McInnis.  

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RALEIGH — The overhaul of North Carolina’s Medicaid’s infrastructure is caught in the stand-off between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican legislature.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. House on Wednesday, Aug. 28, unanimously passed pay raises for state employees.

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RALEIGH — Reforms to health-care regulations aren’t dead.

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RALEIGH — While the budget stalemate continues, lawmakers are working to pass pieces of the General Fund budget bill with measures that include pay raises for some state employees.

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Monday, 26 August 2019 12:08

COLUMN: Piecemeal budget can resolve impasse

Gov. Roy Cooper insists that Medicaid expansion be part of North Carolina’s budget deal for 2019-20. Republican leaders of the legislature disagree. That’s the main reason why state government has been operating at last year’s spending levels since July 1. It’s the main reason the General Assembly is still in session as we approach the month of September.

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When school begins on Monday, bus drivers will have their routes, students will have their class schedules and coaches will have their fall sports rosters — but teachers still won’t know how much they’ll be paid. 

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RALEIGH — Republicans are getting impatient.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina taxpayers could get a check from the state by late November.

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