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MCCOMAS: It’s time for expanded health care coverage

Imagine: North Carolina lawmakers set aside partisan politics to provide hardworking citizens access to affordable health insurance, thereby growing the economy, giving rural hospitals a lifeline, and tapping into one of the most effective tools to combat the opioid epidemic. That’s the story that I hope to tell by the time this legislative session ends....

Ruling Could Save State Millions
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Ruling Could Save State Millions

A three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has agreed to overturn a 2017 court ruling that benefited state government retirees in a dispute involving health care benefits.

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Thom Goolsby Talks Board Of Governor’s Controversy

Senator Thom Goolsby joined me on my radio show this morning to talk about the recent controversy surrounding the Board of Governors and a planned partnership between UNC Health Care and Carolinas HealthCare Systems.  He argued he had similar concerns that were raised by fellow board member, Tom Fetzer, about the legality and possible consequences...

Healthcare Reform Optimism
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Healthcare Reform Optimism

Despite the medias and everyone best attempt to paint the GOP’s plan to reform healthcare as DOA. It turns out the GOP may get along much better than anyone anticipated… House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) has already been working with Senate Republicans on what changes House conservatives could live with, knowing that the...