No punches to teeth from McCrory

by Scott Mooneyham Within North Carolina political circles, stories abound regarding the hard lessons doled out by the political enforcers of earlier governors. Not too long ago, most governors understood that they needed a tough-as-nails enforcer to ensure that they got their...

Report questions pension fund’s future returns

by Scott Mooneyham When your job is managing the $80 billion state pension fund, you might welcome a report ranking that pension fund among the best prepared in the country. But a new report from Moody’s Investor Service is not receiving such a warm embrace from State...

McCrory administration tries to clear Medicaid system hurdle

by Scott Mooneyham It was never a secret in the state capital that one of the immediate messes that Pat McCrory would inherit as governor involved a new system to process Medicaid claims. For those not involved in health care, a computer billing system might seem a strange hurdle...
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