Tag:Senate Bill 537

  • Governor signs rural hospital loan program into law

    Struggling rural hospitals are in luck.  Gov. Roy Cooper has signed the rural hospital loan program into law. Senate Bill 537 creates a $20 million loan program, which will funnel taxpayer dollars to distressed rural hospitals. The program will operate under…

  • Senate makes another attempt to prop up rural hospitals

    As the General Assembly scrambles to adjourn, the Senate made another stab at getting money to failing rural hospitals.  Senate Bill 537 would create a rural hospital loan program, which would lend $20 million in taxpayer dollars to distressed rural hospitals. University of…