Tuesday wrap: Tanning ban, drilling fast-track debated

Posted February 19, 2013

— Gov. Pat McCrory signs unemployment changes into law, but the Senate held off on final passage of another contentious bill blocking Medicaid expansion in North Carolina.

The Wrap @NCCapitol (Feb. 19) The Wrap @NCCapitol (Feb. 19)

Meanwhile, the House also gave key approval to legislation eliminating the earned-income tax credit for low-income workers at the end of 2013, and a House committee heard testimony on a bill that would prohibit most teens from using tanning beds. A Senate committee debated a bill that would allow the state to issue permits for natural gas drilling within two years without any legislative input.


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