Political Pulse

  • Political Pulse for Sept. 13, 2019

    Welcome to Friday the 13th — and a rare full moon. Maybe that’s the explanation behind a crazy and contentious week down at the NC General Assembly. Chip Baggett and […]

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  • Political Pulse for Sept. 6, 2019

    Sue Ann Forrest and Chip Baggett bring you the latest details on a stormy week here in North Carolina. Get updates on Hurricane Dorian response, the new delay in Medicaid […]

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  • NCMS Political Pulse 8-30-19

    The significant news this week is the legislature’s passage of piecemeal budget bills, most of which received bi-partisan support. The one that generated some debate was HB555 — Medicaid Transformation […]

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  • NCMS Political Pulse 8-23-19

    Although the prolonged legislative session is the result of a stalemate over the Governor’s budget veto, the General Assembly is far from being at a standstill. Legislators are still active, […]

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  • NCMS Political Pulse for August 9, 2019

    While the NC Senate had a quiet week, the NC House held committee meetings and moved several bills that could impact your practice. Watch as NCMS Assistant Director for Legislative […]

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  • NCMS Political Pulse for Aug. 2, 2019

    The legislature is still in session with several bills progressing through committee and more committee meetings planned for the coming week. Watch as NCMS Assistant Director of Legislative Relations Sue […]

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  • Political Pulse for July 26, 2019

    The legislature is still in session as the showdown with the Governor over the budget and expanding Medicaid continues. Nonetheless, some legislative business was accomplished last week. Listen as your […]

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  • Political Pulse for July 19, 2019

    It’s still a wait and see game at the General Assembly on several fronts. While the House is still trying to gather enough votes to override the Governor’s veto of […]

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  • Political Pulse for July 12, 2019

    Yes, the legislature is still in session dealing with budget drama around Medicaid expansion as well as several other health care related bills. Our legislative relations team explains why we […]

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  • Political Pulse for July 3, 2019

    It’s a waiting game at the General Assembly to see if the legislature can override the Governor’s veto of their budget. Still many bills are moving, including Sen. Phil Berger’s […]

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