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Legislature makes new deal on state worker insurance

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The General Assembly has reached a new agreement on how to close a half billion-dollar funding gap for North Carolina's state employee health insurance plan for the next two years. But it's not yet clear whether Gov. Bev Perdue will go along two weeks after she vetoed an earlier package. Full story...
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Still no NC state insurance plan agreement reached

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North Carolina lawmakers are going home for the weekend without an agreement on premiums for the health insurance plan for state workers, teachers and retirees. Full story...
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NC state worker health plan changes get final OK

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Higher co-pays, deductibles and mandated monthly premiums for all active North Carolina state workers and teachers are in Republican-penned legislation receiving final approval at the Legislature and headed to Gov. Bev Perdue's desk. Full story...
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$515 million proposal would save NC health plan

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North Carolina state employees and school teachers would pay a monthly premium for their own coverage for the first time and face higher co-pays and deductibles to keep the health plan solvent in legislation given initial approval by the Senate. Full story...
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Plan puts NC health insurance on chopping block

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Most of North Carolina's state workers, teachers and retirees would pay more for health insurance but get fewer benefits under a half-billion-dollar change being considered by lawmakers. Full story...
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NC state workers offer $10B-plus in savings ideas

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Ending special corporate tax breaks, consolidating health services and allowing four-day workweeks are among ideas the union representing North Carolina state employees says could close next year's budget gap without layoffs. Full story...
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NC state workers offer budget savings ideas

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The union representing North Carolina state employees says it's received some big ideas from members about how to close the budget gap. Full story...
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