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Time for Medicaid expansion in NC
Monday, July 15, 2019
North Carolina is on the verge of the biggest boost in economic activity ever. It would mean 38,000 new jobs, nearly $12 billion in direct flow from the federal government, a safety net for rural hospitals, and an infusion of cost savings to thousands of businesses. In fact, the following counties, and nearly all 100, would see impressive job growth,
 
NC needs revised unemployment insurance system
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Due to changes made to the state unemployment insurance system in 2013, it’s now harder for jobless North Carolinians to collect unemployment insurance or – if they do – replace wages, according to a new report from the Budget & Tax Center, a project of the NC Justice Center. The system is serving too few jobless workers for too short
 

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