Gov. Pat McCory http://whqr.org en Wilmington Teams up with ProgressNC Action to Challenge Governor McCrory http://whqr.org/post/wilmington-teams-progressnc-action-challenge-governor-mccrory <p>About 30 Wilmingtonians gathered yesterday before downtown’s historic courthouse to demonstrate against what they say is anti-abortion legislation. Protestors rallied in the shadow of a giant, traveling billboard featuring North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory. Those present challenged a statement the governor made last October stipulating he would not restrict access to abortion.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:11:32 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 40362 at http://whqr.org Wilmington Teams up with ProgressNC Action to Challenge Governor McCrory Bill to block Medicaid expansion passes state House and Senate http://whqr.org/post/bill-block-medicaid-expansion-passes-state-house-and-senate <p>North Carolina lawmakers have approved a measure that blocks the state from expanding Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul.&nbsp; While supporters of the bill say it’s prudent to avoid an as-yet undefined obligation, opponents – which include hospitals in the state -- now worry that paying for care for the indigent gets more complicated.</p><p>States across the country are making decisions on three options under the <a href="http://www.healthcare.gov/law/" target="_blank">Affordable Care Act</a> – popularly known as Obamacare.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:29:09 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 32342 at http://whqr.org Bill to block Medicaid expansion passes state House and Senate