Making sure hungry NC kids get food this summer

Tommy Tobin: Officials estimate that in 2014 over 820,000 children in North Carolina were eligible for summer meals programs under federal guidelines. For these students, a lack of regular access to nutritious food can contribute to falling behind in school. Unfortunately, these programs are not reaching over 675,000 of North Carolina’s youngest residents.


Progress in NC toward autism coverage

Treatment for autism, the disorder that affects communications and social interaction skills among others, has been hindered in some ways by limited access to insurance coverage. State lawmakers have reached a multifaceted compromise.


Failed gamble

The fund from which to offer film companies incentives to work in North Carolina is depleted. Unless this program returns to its previous incarnation, North Carolina will kill the industry that has been good to the state.

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