In response to the Jan. 30 news article “Blue Cross projects a $400M loss in N.C. on ACA for ’14-15”: What’s this all about? The ACA was supposed to be the nonspiritual savior for health care in our country.
Regarding the Feb. 10 news article “NC begins drug tests for welfare applicants”: I noted from the article on drug tests for welfare recipients: 21 positive results from 7,600 applicants, 12 of whom were then approved for reduced payment because children were involved, and the other nine withdrawn or disqualified for other reasons. Amazing!
Regarding the Feb. 5 Under the Dome item “State workers rip move to raise health cost”: Once again, lawmakers take aim at state employees, teachers and retirees. I don’t plan to take this lying down, and I hope all state employees feel the same.
Returning home on an American Airlines flight recently, I was reading its American Way magazine. In an article about Phoenix (termed “a city on the rise”), the role of the single light rail line was touted as part of the city’s success.
Regarding N. Leo Daughtry’s Jan. 31 letter “CCX would benefit N.C.”: It is obvious he understands what a benefit the CSX Central Carolina Connector would be for Johnston County and Eastern North Carolina.