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SPIN This Week – August 31

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tune into NC SPIN this week as we discuss School Vouchers, Election Laws, The Three Judge Panel, Balance of Power, Gay Marriage and Tell us something we don’t know. Joining moderator Tom Campbell this week are Rufus Edminsten, Former Secretary of State, Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch, John Hood, President, The John Locke Foundation, […]

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Senior DHHS Medicaid policy developer leaving for would-be contractor, taking playbook with her

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mark Binker, WRAL, August 27, 2014. A senior state policy official who helped develop Gov. Pat McCrory’s Medicaid reform plan is going to work for WellCare, a company that has an interest in how the state rewrites its health insurance system for the poor and disabled. Margaret “Mardy” Peal will leave her post at […]

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NC losing $10 million from airline tax breaks, union reports

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

by WBTV.com, August 26, 2014. A tax break on jet fuel costs North Carolina $10 million in revenue every year, a union that represents thousands of airport workers said Tuesday as it kicked off a new push to end such tax breaks. Unite Here said in its report that tax exemptions cost states a total […]

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Wilmington, New Hannover County want McCrory to call special session

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Jonathan Spiers, Port City Daily, August 26, 2014. City of Wilmington and New Hanover County officials are formally asking Gov. Pat McCrory to reconvene the North Carolina General Assembly to resolve the issue of the state’s film credit, which otherwise is set to be significantly reduced next year. At a joint meeting Tuesday to […]

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Patrick Woodie – “What’s The Future of NC Rural Center?”

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

On this NC SPIN Perspective Video, Acting President Patrick Woodie shares what the future of the Rural Center looks like and the role it could and should play.

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