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  • Jul 25 2014 - 2:31pm

    NC Senate ChambersYesterday, the North Carolina Senate gave initial approval to their version of House Bill 1181 Medicaid Modernization Act with a vote of 28 in favor 17 opposed. The whole Senate will take up House Bill 1181 again on Monday, July 28th, for its final vote.

    Before being passed by the Rules committee earlier this week, the bill was changed dramatically and now shares little in common with the House version.

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  • Jul 23 2014 - 9:56am

    Medicaid logoHouse Bill 1181, the “North Carolina Medicaid Modernization” Act, was passed by the NC House with unanimous bipartisan support roughly three weeks ago, on July 2nd. When the Senate took up the bill, major changes were made and the two chambers’ versions of the bill have little to nothing in common with each other. Any compromise would need to be worked out during a conference committee.

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  • Jul 23 2014 - 9:44am

    NC FlagLast week, the leadership of the NC House and Senate exchanged another round of budget offers with little result - there is still no agreement on a final budget for fiscal year 2014-2015, which started on July 1. North Carolina is now operating under year two of the biennial budget passed during the previous legislative session.

    There continues to be significant differences between the House and Senate budget proposals.

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