In the News: March 2010

 MARCH 2010

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"The Green Scene," Mountain XPress, March 31, http://www.mountainx.com/features/2010/033110the_green_scene
(Rob Schofield column)

"NC GOP wants to nullify health reform," Creative Loafing, March 31, http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/theclog/2010/03/31/n-c-gop-wants-to-nul...
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)

"Sen. Richard Burr: It May Not Be Repeal At The End of the Day," TPM LiveWire, March 31, http://tpmlivewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/03/sen-richard-burr-it-may...
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)

"GSK to give free vaccines," News & Observer, March 30, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/03/30/413325/gsk-to-give-free-vaccines....
(Adam Searing quoted) 

"Mexican workers sue another seafood firm," Charlotte Observer, March 27, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/03/27/1339215/mexican-workers-sue-...
(Clermont Fraser quoted)

"Sinking state revenues more bad news for important services," Greensboro News-Record, March 26, http://www.news-record.com/content/2010/03/26/article/sinking_state_reve...
(Justice Center cited)

"State's budget isn't as bad as you think: it's worse," Southern Pines Pilot, March 26, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2010/mar/26/states-budget-isnt-as-bad-as-yo...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Walk Worthy Awards segment," NBC 17, March 25, http://wake.mync.com/site/wake/news%7CSports%7CLifestyles/story/49897/W_...
(Debra Tyler-Horton cited)

"Attorneys say Wake School Board is violating meetings law," WRAL, March 23, http://www.wral.com/news/education/story/7285559/
(Justice Center cited)

"Much ado, for only a few," News & Observer editorial, March 23, http://insurancenewsnet.com/article.aspx?id=173966&type=newswires
(Adam Searing quoted)

"College grad statistics require more than just knee-jerk reaction," Southern Pines Pilot, March 21, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2010/mar/21/college-grad-statistics-require...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Guestworkers Sue Employer, as Calls for Immigration Reform Grow Louder," In These Times, March 19, 2010, http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/5715/guestworkers_sue_employer_as_...
(Jeff Shaw quoted, Clermont Fraser quoted)

"Cheers and Jeers," Womens eNews, March 19, http://www.womensenews.org/story/cheers-and-jeers/100319/us-under-scruti...
(Justice Center cited for Captain Charlies lawsuit)

"Polls sending mixed signals?" Washington Daily News, March 18, http://www.wdnweb.com/articles/2010/03/18/news/doc4ba15c7f296ff102819682...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"Some customers surprised with 20%-30% rate hike from BCBSNC," Durham Herald-Sun, March 18, 2010, http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/6753900/article-Some-customers-... (Adam Linker quoted) "Polls sending mixed signals?" Washington Daily News, March 18, 2010, http://www.wdnweb.com/articles/2010/03/18/news/doc4ba15c7f296ff102819682... (Justice Center cited)

"," Univision, March 18, http://www.univision.com/content/content.jhtml?cid=2325473
(Clermont Fraser cited)

"Women guestworkers challenge seafood company's gender-based job restrictions," Common Dreams, March 17, http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2010/03/17-2
(Justice Center cited)

"The inconsistent rhetoric of Blue Cross," Carrboro Citizen, March 17, http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2010/03/11/the-inconsistent-rhetoric...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Three guestworkers find doing things legally comes with a high cost," Latina Lista, March 17, http://www.latinalista.net/palabrafinal/2010/03/three_mexican_guestworke...
(Justice Center cited)

"Unemployment rate climbs in NC," Apex Herald, March 16, http://www.theapexherald.com/view/full_story/6725065/article-Unemploymen...
(Justice Center cited, Elaine Mejia quoted)

"Unemployment continues to plague state, Edgecombe County," Daily Southerner, March 16, http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewiStockNews/articleid/3952415
(Justice Center cited, Elaine Mejia quoted)

"Unemployment rate climbs in NC," Fuquay-Varina Independent, March 16, http://fuquay-varinaindependent.com/bookmark/6725065 (Justice Center cited, Elaine Mejia quoted)

"Unemployment rate climbs in NC," Garner News, March 16, http://www.garnernews.net/view/full_story/6725065/article-Unemployment-r... (Justice Center cited, Elaine Mejia quoted)

"Comparing state budgets," The Dispatch, March 15, http://www.the-dispatch.com/article/20100315/LETTERS/3154003?Title=Compa... (BTC cited)

"State restricts Medicaid drugs," News & Observer, March 15, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/03/16/391660/state-restricts-medicaid-d... (Adam Searing quoted)

"NC Medicaid starts preferred drug list program," Daily Comet, March 15, 2010, http://www.dailycomet.com/article/20100315/APN/1003152793?Title=NC-Medic... (Adam Searing quoted, AP story, also ran in CNBC, Business Week and other places, http://www.cnbc.com/id/35883105 and http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9EFBL7G0.htm,  )

"How could insurer fight autism help?" Greensboro News & Record, March 14, http://www.allbusiness.com/medicine-health/diseases-disorders-developmen...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

Health care segment, WTVD (ABC 11), March 14, http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/video?id=7330092&syndicate=syndicate&section= (Jeff Shaw interviewed)

"Months of limbo, then foreclosure," Charlotte Observer, March 13, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/03/13/1309746/months-of-limbo-then... (Al Ripley quoted)

"Ron Margiotta on splitting up the Wake school system," News & Observer WakeEd blog, March 12, 2010, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/category/tags/Rob-Schofield#ixzz0iLio95cL (Rob Schofield cited)

Immigration segment, MAPAC Live, March 10, no link available. (Jeff Shaw interviewed)

"N.C. State students to protest Art Pope's ties to school board majority," News & Observer WakeEd blog, March 8, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/category/tags/Chris-Fitzsimon#ixzz0iLjGGdm3

"Raises for few, cuts for others," Winston-Salem Journal, March 6, http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2010/mar/06/raises-for-few-cuts-for-o...
(Adam Linker quoted)

Charlotte Business Journal, March 5, (Elaine Mejia op-ed)

"BCBS gives top executives raises," News & Observer, March 5, 2010, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/03/05/370966/bcbs-gives-top-executives-... (Adam Linker quoted)

"Some Blue Cross execs get raises, others get cuts," Rocky Mount Telegram, March 5, http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/state/some-blue-cross-execs-get-raises... (Adam Searing quoted, AP story)

"NAACP complaining about Ron Margiotta's 'animals' comment," News & Observer WakeEd blog, March 4, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/wakeed/naacp-complaining-about-ron-margiot...

"Blue Cross Blue Shield income down significantly in 2009," WFAE, March 3, 2010, http://www.wfae.org/wfae/1_87_316.cfm?action=display&id=5906 (Adam Linker quoted)

"Fitzsimon, Geary and Hood on Tuesday's board vote," News & Observer WakeEd blog, March 3, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/wakeed/fitzsimon-geary-and-hood-on-tuesday... (Chris Fitzsimon cited)

"Fitzsimon: connecting the right-wing dots," News & Observer WakeEd blog, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/wakeed/fizsimon-connecting-the-right-wing-..., March 2 (Chris Fitzsimon cited)

 

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