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It seems like just yesterday that eye doctor from Matthews and that portly fellow from Moore County were roaming the House chamber wreaking havoc, shaking down lobbyists and scaring children.
North Carolina insurance policy holders will pick up $10.5 million in additional premium costs if a bill requiring expanded coverage of chiropractic services recommended April 21 by a legislative study committee is approved in the General Assembly's short session opening this week.
Have we already forgotten the behavior of Jim Black? Do we not remember his secret meetings in IHOP bathrooms? We don't know that such hijinks are involved in this SB 783 but such legislation naturally lends itself to corruption.
North Carolina's reputation as a "clean government" state has suffered in recent years, with a host of high-profile arrests of public officials on corruption charges. The latest came March 26, when Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested on charges of taking a bribe from a federal agent...