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Affordable Care Act health exchange sign-ups reopen as Democrats push for more aid

The new coronavirus relief bill from House Democrats would offer a generous, though temporary, increase in subsidies for people covered by the Affordable Care Act.

‘Obamacare’ likely to survive, high court arguments indicate

A more conservative Supreme Court appears unwilling to do what Republicans have long desired — kill off the Affordable Care Act.

Democrats condemn Tillis’ lack of COVID-19 relief efforts

In another last campaign push, democrats came out on Thursday to put pressure on their republican counterparts for not passing COVID-19 relief legislation.

Supreme Court: Some employers can refuse to offer free birth control

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Trump administration's broad exemptions to employers who raise religious or moral objections to providing free birth control coverage.

Does your health insurance cover you for COVID-19?

Although most Americans diagnosed with COVID-19 are able to recover at home, treatment for the roughly 15% of patients who require hospitalization can be exorbitantly expensive.

Trump administration calls to strike Affordable Care Act

The Trump administration on Monday said the entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down, in a dramatic reversal.

Man’s dying wish fulfilled with call from President Trump

A terminally ill Connecticut man who's a big supporter of President Donald Trump is getting a bucket list wish fulfilled, with help from his Democratic sister.

NC’s Blue Cross to rebate some customers after exceeding cap

North Carolina's largest health insurer said Friday it expects to reimburse about 700,000 customers after administrative and other costs outstripped a limit allowed by the health care overhaul law championed by President Barack Obama.

After judge’s ruling against Obamacare, what happens now?

A federal judge's ruling would, if upheld, wipe away the entire Affordable Care Act, the health care overhaul championed by President Barack Obama and twice sustained by the Supreme Court.

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Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.

Judge tosses most claims over clearing protesters in DC park

U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said Monday that the claims were speculative and it was premature for the court to conclude whether the actions of law enforcement officers were justified.