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    Dental Therapy in North Carolina

    posted May 17, 2019 by Jennifer Minjarez, Jordan Roberts
    Introduction While the national health care policy debate focuses on access to health insurance and health providers, the importance of oral care often does not receive the attention it should.
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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: Part 1

    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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    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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    Public Financing of MLS Stadiums Warrants a Red Card

    posted August 4, 2017 by Julie Tisdale
    When Major League Soccer (MLS) started play in 1996, there were 10 teams in the league and the whole undertaking faced an uncertain future. Despite the wild popularity of soccer…
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    A New State Budget Based On Time-Tested Principles

    posted July 11, 2017 by Joseph Coletti
    In his 1985 address to the North Carolina Foundation for Research and Economic Education (NC FREE), Gov. James Martin laid out three keys to a more conservative view of government.

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