Following the legislature’s move to absorb the local cost of Medicaid and then give localities the option of either increasing their sales tax or add a land-transfer fee, Chad Adams starting wondering if people might think that NC is moving towards more local control. In an interview with Lockwood Phillips, Chad made sure that people focused on the real issue, here: mandates are mandates, and we’re all in for more taxes. With Bill LuMaye, Joe Coletti had a discussion about the unsteady state of American health care.