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Rep. Verla Insko, D-Orange, one of the longest-serving members of the General Assembly, said Wednesday that she won't run for re-election next year.
Matthew Burns, WRAL.com senior producer/politics editor
Rep. Verla Insko, D-Orange, said she won't seek a 14th term in the state House in 2022.
Citizens and lawmakers are asking the state legislature to call on the U.S. Congress to help amend the constitution to do away with corporate speech in elections. But Republicans who control the General Assembly are largely against the bill.
A proposal to require health teachers in North Carolina public schools to inform students of risk factors related to premature births moved one step closer to law Tuesday.
A proposal to require health insurers to offer the same coverage for oral and IV cancer treatments has passed the state House, but not without a major change to the terms.
State House lawmakers tentatively approved a proposal Wednesday that would ban insurers from charging more for oral chemotherapy than IV chemo.
A bill that passed a key House committee Tuesday would tighten rules for NC Pre-K, roughly halving the number of 4-year-olds eligible for the state-funded program.
State lawmakers were left with more questions than answers after a presentation on Gov. Pat McCrory's Medicaid reform plan.
The House on Wednesday approved legislation to require physician supervision of any nurse providing anesthesia during a medical or dental procedure.
A bill headed to Gov. Pat McCrory would prohibit North Carolina from expanding Medicaid or participating in health exchanges created under the federal Affordable Care Act.
The bill would increase the penalties for serious child abuse cases and increase the tracking of serial offenders.