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    Preventing Asset Forfeiture Abuse In North Carolina: Part 2

    posted March 26, 2019 by Jon Guze
    This is the second part of a three-part analysis of the federal government’s “equitable sharing” program and its impact in North Carolina. Part One explained how equitable sharing makes it…
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    North Carolina’s Alcoholic Beverage Control System

    posted February 15, 2019 by Jon Sanders
    Background Did you know that North Carolina used to be the nation’s leader in locally owned and operated distilleries? It’s true. In 1904 the state had 745 registered distilleries, 540…
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    State Health Plan Primer

    posted December 3, 2018 by Jordan Roberts
    Introduction The North Carolina State Health Plan provides health care coverage to more than 720,000 teachers, state employees, retirees, and their dependents. The office of the State Treasurer, currently held…
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    North Carolina Budget Fiscal Year 2018-19

    posted August 2, 2018 by Joseph Coletti
    Overview For a second straight year, state legislators overrode Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto to enact a state budget. The $23.9 billion General Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2018-19 is 3.85…
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    North Carolina Budget in Pictures FY2017-18

    posted April 12, 2018 by Joseph Coletti
    The state budget is one of the most important bills the North Carolina General Assembly considers each year. For the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2018, the…
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    The Case Against Telemedicine Parity Laws

    posted January 15, 2018 by Katherine Restrepo
    Abstract North Carolina is one of 18 states that do not have a telemedicine parity law, which forces insurance companies to pay health care providers for services treated via…

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