Thursday wrap: Little love in House

Posted February 14, 2013

— After heated debate, the House gave its final approval to bills blocking the expansion of the state Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act and allowing transportation planners to consider a controversial highway route through Garner.

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Meanwhile, a Senate panel considered a bill that would exempt gun permit information from state public records laws. The measure will be brought back again later for a vote.

Also, former "The Price is Right" host Bob Barker has sent a letter to the Senate asking them to defeat a House bill that would permit the New Year's Eve Possum Drop to continue in the mountain crossroads community of Brasstown.

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  • wral mods blow close my account Feb 15, 2013

    GOPers on the red route be sure to thank the NC GOP and your GOP rep Chad Barefoot. Be sure to ask him how hard he tried (or didn't try) to influence his party.