Among several differences between the House and Senate budget proposals is the Senate's inclusion of an elimination of North Carolina's Certificate of Need (CON) laws. Matt Caulder at Capitol Connection has a nice summary of the story here. CON laws, which have been in place since 1978, require health care facilities to obtain certificates recognizing […]
Monthly Archives: June 2015
A move by the legislature guts voter ID in North Carolina.
In a stunning development, the General Assembly has virtually repealed the voter ID requirement. Note how on our current web page a featured story by Susan Myrick shows how the actual facts have refuted the claims of opponents of voter ID. Yes, a case was looming in federal court — on an issue in which […]
With the Senate's passage of a budget bill, there are now two contrasting visions of what state government should do in the upcoming year. That sets up a clash between the two philosophies, with less than two weeks left before the end of the fiscal year. Find out more at NC Capitol Connections.
Both the House and Senate have passed their proposed budgets. How do the two chambers differ on education spending? Here is general outline on spending differences for K-12 education Spending Total Education Spending (K-12, Community Colleges and UNC System) for 2015-16: House – $12.499 billion Senate- $12.048 billion Public K-12 Education Revised 2015-16 Appropriation House […]