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  • CON opponents think they’ll make headway this year against regulations

    Legislative opponents of certificate of need laws are confident. This may be the year they prevail against the restrictive health-care regulations. But opposition from the powerful hospital lobby remains. Hospitals claim competition would hurt their bottom line. It would place hospitals, especially rural ones, at risk…

  • Big Business Still Getting Big Payouts From Renewable Tax Credits

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the state’s largest insurance company, in 2015 received state tax credits for investments in renewable energy projects worth more than $40 million, and Duke Energy, the nation’s largest electric utility, used the 35 percent renewable credit for a tax break worth nearly…