The General Assembly session is just four weeks old but it's already disturbingly clear what kind of North Carolina the new Republican majority wants to create.
The first substantive bill to pass the House was designed to dismantle the federal health care reform law that is already helping North Carolina families and eventually will provide health care coverage for most of the 1.4 million people in the state who are now uninsured.
That bill comes with a cost of at least $65 million to the state according to a fiscal analysis by legislative staff, a number that magically disappeared from the analysis as the debate proceeded.
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