Latest maneuvering on North Carolina budget, casinos could end with Medicaid expansion going down

Posted on AllSides September 19th, 2023
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RALEIGH, N.C.. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders moved forward Tuesday with maneuvers that could by week’s end approve a long-delayed state budget, provide Medicaid to several hundred thousand low-income adults and multiply legal gambling through video gaming machines and new casinos. But by tying gambling’s fate with Medicaid expansion, Republicans could potentially scuttle a they had reached earlier this year with Gov. Roy Cooper, prompting the Democratic governor to decry what he called he had seen while in state politics. House Speaker Tim Moore told reporters that plans were in...

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