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NCAH Legislative Update – June 10, 2016

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Legislative Update
June 10, 2016

NC House Votes Not to Concur with Senate Budget; Conferees Announced

On Wednesday, June 8, the North Carolina House voted 114-0 not to concur with the Senate’s version of the budget. Additionally, both chambers have now announced their appointees to Conference Committee, which we expect to begin early next week.

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NCAH Legislative Update – June 2, 2016

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Legislative Update
June 2, 2016

NC Senate Releases Budget – Does Not Include Funding for the Healthy Corner Store Initiative; Reduces Funding for You Quit, Two Quit

At 11:57pm on May 31, the North Carolina Senate released their version of the budget. The Senate budget does not include funding for the Healthy Corner Store Initiative. Additionally, the budget decreases funding for You Quit, Two Quit to $200,000. The Senate is expected to vote on the budget Thursday, June 2 and Friday, June 3. If the House votes not to concur, a Conference Committee will be appointed to debate any differences between the House and Senate budgets.

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NCAH Legislative Update – May 19, 2016

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Legislative Update
May 19, 2016

NC House Passes Budget – Includes Funding for
the Healthy Corner Store Initiative
and You Quit, Two Quit

On May 19, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed their version of the budgetin a 103-12 vote. The budget included both funding for the Healthy Corner Store Initiative and You Quit, Two Quit. The Senate is expected to introduce and vote on the Senate budget by June 3. A Conference Committee will then discuss both budgets and come to an agreement on differences.

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NCAH Legislative Update – May 12, 2016

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Legislative Update
May 12, 2016

The 2016 legislative short session is underway and things are moving quickly! The House Appropriations Committee will vote on the House budget next Tuesday, May 17, and the full House is expected to vote on the budget by Friday, May 20.

ALERT: NCAH is working to ensure that the House includes full funding for
the Healthy Corner Store Initiative in their budget proposal.
Take action now!

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Healthy Food for Healthy Children

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Healthy Food for Healthy Children
By Morgan Wittman Gramann, Managing Director, NC Alliance for Health

North Carolina is in the midst of a childhood health crisis. Children across the state are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, some cancers, and other chronic diseases because they lack access to healthy, nutritious food. Families want to be healthy, but too many simply have nowhere to buy affordable lean meats, whole grains, fruits and vegetables.

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