In the News: Oct. 2009

OCTOBER 2009

Also see clips from September 2009, August 2009, July 2009, June 2009, May 2009, April 2009, March 2009, February 2009 and January 2009.

"Public Welfare Foundation announces almost $8 million in grants for an array of community projects," The Daily Tell, Oct. 29, http://www.thedailytell.com/2009/10/public-welfare-foundation-announces-...
(Justice Center cited)

"Blue Cross's course change," News & Observer, Oct. 28, http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/columnists_blogs/other_views/story/1...
(Adam Searing op-ed)

"Poverty is bad, helping is hard," News & Observer, Oct. 28, http://www.newsobserver.com/politics/state/story/161245.html
(Bill Rowe quoted, Justice Center cited)

"Blue Cross asks members to lobby against public option," Facing South, Oct. 27, http://www.southernstudies.org/2009/10/nc-blue-cross-asks-customers-to-l...
(Adam Searing, Justice Center cited)

"A Timely Action Demand on Mental Health," Durham News, Oct. 24, http://www.thedurhamnews.com/viewpoints/story/199860.html
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Public Welfare Foundation announces 7.9 million in new grants," Philanthropy News Network, Oct. 23, http://www.pnnonline.org/article.php?sid=9099&mode=thread&order=0
(Justice Center cited)
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"Duke agreement would raise NC rates by 7 percent," Associated Press, Oct. 20, http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i5BlA8Di5oYj8lLtMe5R2q...
(Al Ripley quoted, Justice Center cited. AP story ran in News & Observer, Times-News and more, http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20091020/NEWS/910209981?Title=Duke-a...)

"Dell proves high cost of tax giveaways," Houston Chronicle, Oct. 17, http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/steffy/6672097.html
(Justice Center cited)

"Federalist Society hosts health care debate," Carolina Newswire, Oct. 16, http://carolinanewswire.com/news/News.cgi?database=00001news.db&command=...
(Adam Searing interviewed)

"Stae budget woes expected to continue," NC News Network, Oct. 14, no link available.
(Elaine Mejia interviewed)

"New Blue Cross COO promoted to President role," Charlotte Observer, Oct. 13, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/business/story/998773.html
(Adam Searing quoted)

"Health Care debate moves to Campbell," News & Observer, Oct. 13, http://www.newsobserver.com/politics/story/138838.html
(Adam Searing cited)

"Blue Cross chooses a new president," News & Observer, Oct. 13, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/story/138884.html
(Adam Searing quoted)

"Common Cause if way of money," News & Observer, Oct. 8, http://www.newsobserver.com/politics/national/story/131395.html
(Justice Center cited)

"Leading the anti-Obama charge," News & Observer, Oct. 8, http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/columnists_blogs/story/130977.html
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"NC state health plan to penalize smokers, obese," Newsday (Bloomberg News), Oct. 7, http://www.newsday.com/news/health/north-carolina-state-health-plan-to-p...
(Justice Center cited)

"Wake Schools, by the numbers," This Old State (Charlotte Observer blog), Oct. 6, http://jackbetts.blogspot.com/2009/10/wake-schools-v-cms-by-numbers.html
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)

"Supporters rally for reform," Chapel Hill News, Oct. 2, http://www.chapelhillnews.com/news/story/52616.html
(Adam Searing quoted)

"Budget segment," WPTF morning news with Scott Fitzgerald, Oct. 2, http://wptfmornings.blogspot.com/2009/10/elaine-mejia-budget-and-tax-cen...
(Elaine Mejia interviewed)

"Former insurance executive apologizes for his role blocking reform," Facing South, Oct. 1, http://www.southernstudies.org/2009/10/former-insurance-executive-apolog...

"Forum focuses on Wake school issues," News & Observer, Oct. 1, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/story/120279.html
(Rob Schofield cited)

Also see clips from September 2009, August 2009, July 2009, June 2009, May 2009, April 2009, March 2009, February 2009 and January 2009.