Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 22, Number 12 – December 2013

• AG uses personal insurance for legal bills
• Local entities confront Obamacare mandates

• Butterfield staff eschews switch to Obamacare, Page 2
• Lawmakers consider legislation REINing in bureaucrat regulators, Page 3
• Analysts: Local issues dominated Nov. elections, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Democratic lawmakers spar with auditor over Medicaid costs, Page 5
• JLF: State spending continues on path of ‘significant’ growth, Page 6

• State high court tosses suit against Pre-K changes, Page 7
• Terry Stoops commentary: Are N.C. teachers fleeing to other states?, Page 7
• NCAE urging members to continue protests of NCGA reforms, Page 8
• Top reason for N.C. teacher turnover? Leaving for another school, Page 9
• G’boro banking on campus helping downtown, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10

• UNCG faculty, students resist facility spending, Page 17
• Jane Shaw commentary: ‘General education’ at UNC-Chapel Hill, Page 17
• UNCW grapples with new legal rights for students, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Higher education funding formulas in dire need of updating, Page 19

• Transit panel tells Wake officials buses are best, Page 11
• Wake officials seek pact on school construction projects, Page 12
• Appeals Court blocks bail bonds training monopoly, Page 13

• Book review: Time-traveling Limbaugh rushes into children’s history, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Freedmen’s Bank served blacks in post-Civil War economy, Page 21
• Book review: Williamson: The intrusive nanny state will never bow out quietly, Page 22
• Book review: Krauthammer’s book a window into his mind, heart, and soul, Page 23

• Editorial: Hagan: Obamacare failures are your fault, Page 24
• Donna Martinez commentary: Conservatives: Step up for education, Page 24
• Editorial: No drastic cuts, Page 25
• Editorial: Lonesome train, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: N.C. enacts conservative ideas, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Growth and the economy, Page 26
• Editorial Briefs, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Sequestration: A model for other fiscal policies, Page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: 2013 reforms should pay off over time, Page 27

• Hagan: Hey, I said I back ObamaCAR, not ObamaCARE (a CJ parody, Page 28)