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Stories with organization: North Carolina State General Assembly
  • Hagan contrasts persona, GOP in NC Senate campaign 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:07 am
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - Kay Hagan's self-identification as a middle-of-the-road U.S. senator who fights for the middle class, among other groups, and responds effectively to constituent requests may sound trite coming from any politician's mouth seeking re-election.

  • NC Medicaid keeps shortfall at $120-$140 million 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:46 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain.

  • NC local business taxes capped in proposal 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 4:10 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina legislators on Wednesday backed replacing fragmented local business privilege taxes with a streamlined, flat-fee system many hope will get passed when the full General Assembly convenes next month.

  • Longtime NC legislative staffer Cohen to retire 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 6:53 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - A longtime attorney on the North Carolina legislature's nonpartisan staff will leave this summer after 37 years of working on bills, constitutional questions and other matters.

  • NC probes questionable ballots from 2012 election 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 7:04 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Board of Elections is investigating hundreds of cases in which voters appear to have cast ballots in two states during the 2012 presidential election.

  • Wos, NC lawmakers at odds during meeting 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 8:38 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's health secretary defended her agency's work since she took the job last year, responding Thursday to criticism from top Republican legislators who questioned whether the department could operate effectively and pull off any Medicaid overhaul.

  • NC Medicaid gap estimate lower than last year 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 10:04 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's Medicaid shortfall this fiscal year isn't expected to be as large as it has been in recent years, state budget officials told legislators Wednesday. But number crunchers said uncertainty remains about the gap in one of state government's largest programs.