January 29, 2018
This Week: HHS gets a new Secretary …. Members support CMS proposal to pass on drug discounts.
January 26, 2018
While interim committees continued to meet this week, the legislature remains in session, though no votes were held in either the House or Senate. This week in interim committees, legislators discussed topics including safety in K-12 schools and college campuses, prison security, agency rule making and judicial reform.
January 23, 2018
Government Reopens. Just before yesterday’s cloture vote on the continuing resolution (“CR”) that ended the three-day government shutdown, Schumer laid out Senate Majority Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) verbal commitment to immediately take up consideration of a bipartisan DACA bill if the issue is not resolved by the next government funding deadline, Feb. 8. Although the commitment is nonbinding, it was enough to secure the Democrats’ support for a 17-day CR.
January 22, 2018
NEWS & OBSERVER: North Carolina slips in national ranking on public education