From left, N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore, Gov. Pat McCrory and Senate President Pro Temp Phil Berger applaud state legislators for working together to pay off the state’s debt to the federal government for unemployment insurance.
From left, N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore, Gov. Pat McCrory and Senate President Pro Temp Phil Berger applaud state legislators for working together to pay off the state’s debt to the federal government for unemployment insurance. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
From left, N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore, Gov. Pat McCrory and Senate President Pro Temp Phil Berger applaud state legislators for working together to pay off the state’s debt to the federal government for unemployment insurance. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

Time to call it: NC experiment with jobless benefits has failed

February 20, 2016 1:00 PM