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Commission Misses The Boat


Last updated 10/25/2021 at 9:46am

Editor’s note: The following guest opinion was submitted by the Transylvania County chapter of the NAACP.

By refusing to support the expansion of Medicaid to working families in North Carolina and encourage the N.C. State Legislature to approve the federal program, the majority of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners made an egregious error both in human terms and in the financial interests of our county, our state and our taxpayers.

Let’s start with the human terms:

The vast majority of people in the Medicaid gap are working poor. People on disability, children in low-in...

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