North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper began his long-planned bid to become governor Monday evening, telling a crowd of supporters the state has traveled down a path of income inequality and poorly-funded public education under Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's leadership and it's time to turn things around.
Some companies took in tens of millions from Medicaid but didn't pay workers' wages last year. The state of North Carolina did very little to help the workers. Read more in the News & Observer series, "The Reluctant Regulator" coming Sunday, Oct. 11.