Category: State News

Report: North Carolina hospitals pocketed billions in COVID relief funds

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By Theresa Opeka Raleigh, NC – A report released Wednesday by N.C. State Treasurer Dale Folwell shows how seven of the largest hospital systems in North Carolina profited from billions of COVID relief funds and Medicare payments. North Carolina State…

Gov. Roy Cooper won’t end mask mandates in NC schools

By Donna King Raleigh, NC – North Carolina won’t be joining the growing number of states ending the mask mandates for public school students. In a meeting Wednesday, Feb. 10, with county health officials statewide, the N.C. Department of Health…

NC House passes election-reform measures

By David N. Bass Raleigh, NC – A number of key election reforms moved through the N.C. House this week. Included on that list is a bill that switches up the deadline for absentee ballots and another measure that bans…