Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: June 2015

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    Jun
    19

    Senate Budget Plan Would Repeal CON Laws

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Civitas Review, Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , , ,

    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 […]

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    Jun
    19

    Voter ID: 'It's Over'

    Posted in Civitas Review, Elections & Campaigns By Civitas Staff | Tagged , ,

    A move by the legislature guts voter ID in North Carolina.

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    Jun
    18

    GOP Caves on Voter ID

    Posted in Civitas Review, Elections & Campaigns By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , ,

    In a stunning development, the General Assembly has virtually repealed the voter ID requirement.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 […]

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    Jun
    18

    House vs. Senate Budget Battle Looms

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Civitas Review By Jim Tynen

    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.

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    Jun
    18

    Highlights of House and Senate Education Budgets

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    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 […]

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