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This week at NC Policy Watch

Chris Fitzsimon started the week looking at some numbers on the state budget. You can view his interesting finding in his column entitled “Monday’s numbers“.

In his column “An odd definition of nice,” Fitzsimon points out that what the Pope Civitas Institute calls ‘niceties’ most of us call ‘necessities’.

Rob Schofield takes on the State Health Plan’s proposed policy of monitoring state employees waistlines and their use of tobacco in his Weekly Briefing entitled “Do we really want to go down this road?

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Crucial Conversation – Prof. Peter Edelman discusses his new book, Not a Crime to be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America

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