Uncategorized

Lunch Links

Watauga Watch has some interesting email about the right-wing Civitas Institute and the Forsyth County School system training plans and the Public School Forum’s John Dornan.

Michael Tomasky says “the contrast couldn’t be clearer” when he compares Sarah Palin’s video with the President’s speech.

Having health insurance problems? The official federal government website – www.healthcare.gov – is getting better and better – you can plug in your state and answer a few basic questions then get a list of health coverage options.

Over at Say Ahhh, master policy wonk Edwin Park explains why capping the federal funds for state health programs like NC Medicaid will really hurt not only vulnerable people but state finances.

NC misses the cut for another year to get an extra $8-$10 million in federal dollars by making it easier for kids to enroll in child health programs.

3 Comments


  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Dan Searing, Sr and dennis borowski, Adam Linker. Adam Linker said: Lunch Links http://t.co/2vnh4TI […]

  2. […] Adam Searing with some short takes: http://j.mp/epz68B #searing […]

  3. […] Adam Searing with some short takes: http://j.mp/epz68B #searing […]

Check Also

Senator Richard Burr: Makes up his own facts about NC Medicaid in order to criticize it

North Carolina’s Senator Burr used to be a ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

The controversy over “Silent Sam,” the Confederate monument on UNC’s Chapel Hill campus, has been ra [...]

North Carolina tries to mine its swine and deal with a poop problem that keeps piling up A blanket o [...]

This story is part of "Peak Pig," an examination of the hog industry co-published with Env [...]

Few issues in the North Carolina’s contentious policy wars have been more consistently front and cen [...]

Five years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a jaw-dropping civil rights lawsuit again [...]

Will Burr and Tillis really vote for this? For much of the 20th Century, one of the labels that Amer [...]

President Trump and Congressional Republicans aim to rebrand enormous tax cuts for the wealthiest ho [...]

20—number of years since a bipartisan coalition in Congress passed the Children’s Health Insurance P [...]

Spotlight on Journalism

We invite you to join a special celebration of investigative journalism! The evening will feature Mike Rezendes, a member of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe Spotlight Team known for their coverage of the cover-up of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Tickets available NOW!

Spotlight On Journalism

This event will benefit NC Policy Watch, a project of the North Carolina Justice Center. Sponsorship opportunities available now!

Featured | Special Projects

NC Budget 2017
The maze of the NC Budget is complex. Follow the stories to follow the money.
Read more


NC Redistricting 2017
New map, new districts, new lawmakers. Here’s what you need to know about gerrymandering in NC.
Read more