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'Finally': Triad legislators 'grateful' for state budget compromise — and Medicaid expansion

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023

Republican House and Senate leaders announced late Tuesday evening an agreement on the budget bill that did not include the contentious proposal that would have allowed for up to four new casinos in the state, including in Rockingham County. “Eliminating the casinos was a decision the Senate had to make,” Lambeth said. “But, once that movement occurred, it allowed Medicaid expansion to default to the original position, not as a separate bill. So, this is an excellent outcome for the state of North Carolina and for many key projects in...

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