Gov. Pat McCory

Local - July 24, 2013
1:11 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Wilmington Teams up with ProgressNC Action to Challenge Governor McCrory

Local protestors flocked to the traveling billboard, which was paid for by ProgressNC Action's statewide donors.

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. 

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5:29 am
Wed February 27, 2013

Bill to block Medicaid expansion passes state House and Senate

North Carolina lawmakers have approved a measure that blocks the state from expanding Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul.  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.

States across the country are making decisions on three options under the Affordable Care Act – popularly known as Obamacare.

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