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  • Graph courtesy of the Fiscal Research Division
    Raleigh Report: Blizzard of numbers hits NC legislature
    February 16, 2015, No comments

    As of Monday morning, there is no word yet if the legislative session and the next round of state budget discussions will be delayed due to inclement weather. Still, the deluge of numbers seen in Raleigh last week is expected to continue, p ...

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    McHenry, Meadows, Foxx vote to repeal Obamacare
    February 5, 2015, No comments

    With less than two weeks remaining in the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, House members from Western North Carolina voted to fully repeal the legislation which has provided coverage options for more than 9.9 million Amer ...

  • Go here to read the entire Wilderness Act [PDF]
    Understand the law: The Wilderness Act
    February 4, 2015, No comments

    Wilderness areas in Western North Carolina are a point of debate in the Pisgah and Nantahala national forest remanagement process. Here, we offer a short explanation of the law, how it may impact WNC's wild places and views about its releva ...