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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper used a round-table discussion with rural hospital executives Wednesday to raise pressure on Republican lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage to more uninsured adults.
Cooper unveiled a two-year spending plan on Wednesday in which state government would spend 5.4 percent more next year compared to this year.
Governor Roy Cooper met with New Hanover County officials and health officials to talk about expanding Medicaid on Tuesday.
A Carolina Beach woman has pleaded guilty to charges related to a nationwide adoption scam.
North Carolina Democrats have won enough state House seats to end the Republicans' veto-proof control, handing Gov. Roy Cooper more leverage to fight right-leaning policies and press his agenda.
Republicans at the General Assembly say the school safety funding package in the upcoming state budget is a good first step that will address critical needs, but Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper thinks it comes up short.
North Carolina's attorney general has announced a settlement with a dentist over fraudulent claims sent to the state Medicaid program.
In an ironic twist, the Trump administration's embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for the poor.
Republicans this past week began to realize their long-held goal of requiring certain adults to work, get job training or perform community service in exchange for getting health coverage through Medicaid.