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Cooper choice to run health agency getting Senate questions

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's pick to lead a massive North Carolina department overseeing Medicaid, mental health services and other programs is likely to get some tough questions from Senate Republicans scrutinizing her appointment.

House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul

House committees planned votes on the legislation Wednesday. That will launch perhaps the year's defining battle in Congress, and GOP success is by no means assured because of internal divisions.

Judge puts NC Medicaid litigation on hold for several months

Litigation between North Carolina lawmakers, federal officials and Gov. Roy Cooper's administration on his efforts to expand Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of residents has been put on hold for a couple of months.

NC lawmakers, federal regulators ask for 60-day hold on ACA suit

North Carolina's legislative leaders and federal regulators have asked a judge to put on hold litigation in which the Republican lawmakers had sued these same regulators and Gov. Roy Cooper's administration over his efforts to expand Medicaid.

Judge temporarily halts NC Medicaid expansion effort

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the federal government from quickly approving any proposal by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper to expand Medicaid to more people through President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

Judge temporarily halts N Carolina Medicaid expansion effort

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the federal government from quickly approving any proposal by Gov. Cooper to expand Medicaid to more people.

Republican lawmakers to sue Cooper for attempt to expand Medicaid

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders say they're about to sue new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper because his attempt to expand Medicaid without the General Assembly's consent is unconstitutional.
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Medicaid reform public hearing Wednesday in Wilmington

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing in Wilmington on Wednesday to get feedback from citizens and other stakeholders on the draft N.C. Medicaid Reform plan.
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McCrory proposes $50M for health programs, elderly, children

Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd like to see more taxpayer spending on mental health, the elderly and children.

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