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Budget writers reach agreement on framework

Budget writers reach agreement on framework

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mark Binker, WRAL, July 26, 2014. Top leaders in the House and Senate say they have agreed to the framework that will allow them to complete a budget deal in the coming week – a month behind schedule. According to multiple sources, the $21 billion spending plan will provide slightly more than a 7 […]

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State tax cut costs ballooning

State tax cut costs ballooning

| July 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Laura Leslie, WRAL, July 25, 2014. New figures from legislative analysts confirm the 2013 cut to individual income tax rates is costing the state far more than originally projected. Last year, Republican leaders authored a plan to cut income taxes from a three-tiered marginal system of 6 percent, 7 percent and 7.75 percent to […]

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“Medicad Reform” – Dr. Conrad Flick

“Medicad Reform” – Dr. Conrad Flick

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

This NC SPIN Perspectives interview is with Dr. Conrad Flick, Family Physician from the Family Medical Associates of Raleigh. In this video Flick speaks to the need for Medicaid reform.

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| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Topics: Legislative Adjournment, North Carolina Voters, Tell us something we don’t know! Panelists: Brad Crone, Political Consultant Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch Becki Gray, Columnist, Carolina Journal John Hood, President, The John Locke Foundation Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After Spin – 07/20/14 – “Charlotte’s High Medical Costs.”

After Spin – 07/20/14 – “Charlotte’s High Medical Costs.”

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

This After SPIN! Video from July 20 program: John reflects on the fact that Charlotte is reported to be the 6th highest medical cost in the nation.

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