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NC JUSTICE NEWS: Meet the Staff - Ricky Leung + Defenders of Justice 2014 + Affordable Care Act

Authors: Julia HawesResearch & Publications: NC Justice NewsIssues: Health Care and Health ReformState EconomyApril 1, 2014
MEET THE STAFF: Ricky Leung, New Media Director of NC Policy Watch

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NC JUSTICE NEWS: Meet the Staff - Ricky Leung + Defenders of Justice 2014 + Affordable Care Act

Authors: Julia HawesResearch & Publications: NC Justice NewsIssues: Health Care and Health ReformState EconomyApril 1, 2014
MEET THE STAFF: Ricky Leung, New Media Director of NC Policy Watch

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Sharply divided Supreme Court strikes down 2-year aggregate on campaign contributions

Holding true to their inclinations revealed at oral argument and splitting along party lines in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission that 2-year aggregate limits on campaign contributions are invalid under … Read More...

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Getting back to full employment

This morning the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in collaboration with leaders in the field of economics launched a push for a full employment agenda in America.  At the current moment when five years into the recovery there … Read More...

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Editorial: GOP lawmakers should not be allowed to hide communications regarding voter suppression law

Today’s Winston-Salem Journal makes clear one again what advocates for open government have been saying for a long time: state lawmakers ought to be allowed behind absurd claims of privacy and immunity when it comes to the records of their … Read More...

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Did DHHS clear food stamps backlog in time? Wos thinks so (with USDA letter)

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services released a statement Tuesday saying it believed the agency “reasonably achieved” a deadline to clear the state’s backlog of pending food stamp cases.
N.C. Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos  wrote … Read More...

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New Report: Black, Latino, American-Indian children face greater barriers to achieving success

A new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the intersection of race and opportunity and finds that in North Carolina, children who are white or Asian are in a better positioned for success than black, Latino and American … Read More...

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Exxon officials admit need for climate change action…just not by them

The latest outrage in the climate change wars comes, not surprisingly and appropriately enough, from Exxon. Think Progress has this story entitled “Exxon is behind the landmark climate report you didn’t hear about”:
Climate change is already impacting all

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Prosperity Watch Issue 36, No. 1: Huge Income Tax Cuts in Kansas Fail to Spur Promised Economic Renaissance

Authors: Cedric JohnsonResearch & Publications: Prosperity WatchIssues: State EconomyState Tax PolicyIn the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, legislative leaders and Governor McCrory have mistakenly claimed that cutting corporate and personal income taxes will make North Carolina more economically competitive for outside investment and job creation.

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Prosperity Watch Issue 36, No. 1: Huge Income Tax Cuts in Kansas Fail to Spur Promised Economic Renaissance

Authors: Cedric JohnsonResearch & Publications: Prosperity WatchIssues: State EconomyState Tax PolicyIn the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, legislative leaders and Governor McCrory have mistakenly claimed that cutting corporate and personal income taxes will make North Carolina more economically competitive for outside investment and job creation.

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