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By Rep. David E. Price
Beware the bearer of Band-Aids. This is one of the most important lessons of the just-concluded government shutdown.
By Rob Christensen
There has been a polite but pointed exchange of letters between Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and three of the state's Democratic congressman about the Raleigh administration's handling of federally-funded anti-poverty programs during the government shutdown.
By WNCN Staff
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina was the only state to cut off welfare benefits to poor residents during the 16-day partial federal shutdown, and Congressman David Price wants to know why.
RALEIGH, N.C. - U.S. Rep. David Price says he has gotten no response from Gov. Pat McCrory on why North Carolina was the only state to announce it would end aid to low-income families, pregnant women and infants during the recent federal government shut down.
This time, Ted Cruz, the wildly unpredictable radical Republican tea party U.S. senator from Texas, didn’t read Dr. Seuss on the floor of the Senate, as he did in a recent filibuster.
By Laura Leslie
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina's government got back up to speed Thursday with the federal shutdown now ended and federal funds for welfare, health and child care programs flowing back to the states.
By Sarah Ovaska
Three Democratic members of North Carolina’s Congressional delegation want to know why North Carolina is again shutting down a federal benefits program while other states are able to keep the programs operating during the federal government shutdown.
By Rob Christensen
RALEIGH — Twice in the space of a week North Carolina became the first state to cut programs for low-income families, and on Tuesday officials said more of the state’s most vulnerable citizens could be put at risk if the federal shutdown continues.
By Clayton Henkel
Congressman David Price (D-NC), whose office was investigating North Carolina’s decision to curtail the WIC program during the federal shutdown, issued the following statement Friday morning after the
McCrory Administration announced it would resume issuing the nutritional benefit vouchers to low-income mothers and infants: