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  1. Summit to focus on jobs for NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Robesonian

    North Carolina is home to more than 163,600 small businesses that employ 1.6 million people, about half of the state's private work force. To say that these businesses are a vital component of our national economy would be an understatement.

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  2. Chamber representatives prepare for Washington tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Sampson Independent

    North Carolina's businesses are a vital component of our national economy and must be afforded every opportunity to prosper, grow and create jobs. In an effort to give community leaders the opportunity to meet with federal government officials and discuss policies that affect our local economies, the 2015 North Carolina Business & Economic Development Summit will be held on Tuesday, Sept.

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  3. House Bill Aims to Ease Meaningful Use BurdensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | American Academy of Family Physicians

    A House bill to reduce the growing regulatory burdens of meaningful use of electronic health records proposes major changes that the AAFP has advocated, including ending "all-or-nothing" assessment and extending the 90-day reporting window to 2016 and beyond. , known as Flex-IT 2, would eliminate the all-or-nothing approach to assessment of performance measures in the MU program and instead allow physicians to earn credit for achieving part of the measures.

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  4. NC Legislative Update for July 2015 #4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | JD Supra

    It has been two weeks since conferees were appointed and the status of the State's biennial budget remains uncertain. While some informal negotiations have occurred, there has been no indication that lawmakers are close to an agreement.

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  5. AMA Supports Legislative Effort to Revise the Meaningful Use ProgramRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2015 | San Diego NewsCape

    The American Medical Association today declared its strong support for new legislation responding to the depths of doctors' dissatisfaction with the federal government's Meaningful Use program. The bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers from North Carolina would address many problems in the Meaningful Use Program by introducing needed flexibility and enhancing electronic health records to improve patient care and access to health information.

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  6. John Russell Houser: Spawnling of Erick EricksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Daily Kos

    In the early '90s, he was a regular guest on a local call-in television show where he'd be the conservative Republican pitted against a Democrat to debate issues. The host, Calvin Floyd, said Houser had radical opinions that included advocating violence against abortion providers, keeping women out of the workplace and fearing a military takeover of civilian government.

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  7. House Bill Seeks to Delay Stage 3 Final RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Health Data Management

    It's common to develop a detailed project plan to ensure all tasks are performed and all deadlines are met. But what may look like a well designed plan on paper may not anticipate day-to-day issues that can put an implementation at risk.

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  8. Mammograms Would Stay Free for Younger Women in Proposed BillRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Two U.S. representatives are pushing back against a recommendation from an expert panel that could limit free breast-cancer screenings for younger women.

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  9. NC-02: National media notices Jim Duncan. Renee Ellmers attacks.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Chatham Journal

    Duncan's impressive fundraising gets mentioned, and some political heavy-hitters sound off on the race.

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  10. NC-02: Jim Duncan keeping pace with Renee Ellmers in fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Chatham Journal

    Since 2012, those primaries have been contentious affairs featuring under-funded, lesser-known Tea Party candidates going after ex-Tea Party darling Renee Ellmers.Ellmers, in a position to load up on PAC money that allows her to control the narrative, was usually able to do just that against her underdog Tea Party primary challengers.

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  11. Pressure builds for meaningful use delay - Interoperability more...Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Politico

    CONGRESS LEANS TOWARD SQUASHING STAGE 3 : The drumbeat grows louder for delaying the third and final stage of the meaningful use EHR incentive program. On Thursday, Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander asked HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell to consider a delay in the release of the rule, though he stopped short of demanding it.

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  12. Area Nurses To Speak To CongressRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Intelligencer

    Two area nurses, both breast cancer survivors, are thrilled to be voices for all women today when they urge members of Congress to halt possible age limitations on breast screening. Ohio Valley Medical Center registered nurses Kyla Morris and Jane Kessler arrived in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to speak to lawmakers and testify at congressional subcommittee hearings today.

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  13. Info blocking wars continue at HELP today - Lobbying ebbs a bit - ...Read the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Politico

    INFO BLOCKING WARS CONTINUE: The Senate HELP committee will see more shots fired, tactical maneuvers extended, and sundry martial metaphors today as it meets to learn more about information blocking. Morning eHealth got its digital hands on some of the opening statements and testimony, excerpted below: - Sen. Lamar Alexander , the chairman of the committee, sets the agenda: "Information blocking is one obstacle to interoperability, and I'm interested in hearing today from the witnesses the extent to which this is a problem - and the extent to which the government may share in the blame."

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  14. Joel Gehrke 2 hours ago A former county Republican-party chairman is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | National Review Online

    North Carolina congressional candidate Jim Duncan hopes to unseat Representative Renee Ellmers. "If that means that I'm not going to have a lot of friends in Washington, well, okay, I'm very secure," he tells GOP operatives across the political spectrum think he has a shot.

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  15. 20 awful North Carolina politicians, reimagined with Google Deep DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    Released last month by the company's engineers, the software is an experiment that uses a data base of code and images to interpret and recognize another images. That sounds nice and simple, sure, but the psychedelic results have become a steady viral stream all by themselves.

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  16. U.S. House releases bill to extend federal highway spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    A bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would ensure funding for state highway and rail projects does not expire on at the end of the month. The $8.1 billion plan unveiled Monday by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan , R-Wisconsin, and House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pennsylvania, would also replenish the federal Highway Trust Fund.

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  17. Air Force delays plans to eliminate Fort Bragg air unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Air Force has once again delayed plans to do away with a group of transport planes based at Fort Bragg. The Air Force Reserve Command had scheduled the deactivation of the 440th Airlift Wing for late September, but has now delayed that plan by at least a year, the Fayetteville Observer reported .

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  18. Fort Bragg's 440th Airlift Wing gets reprieveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules from the 2nd Airlift Squadron, 440th Airlift Wing, parks at a drop zone at Fort Bragg, N.C., on Dec. 6, 2008. The 440th had been slated to be inactivated in September, the latest in a series of end dates that have been proposed since the unit was marked for inactivation in March 2014.

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  19. Many critics of Army cuts ignored Pentagon warnings, supported sequestrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Some of the loudest critics of the proposed staffing cuts the Army announced Thursday at bases around the United States were the very members of Congress who four years ago voted to impose government-wide budget measures that the Pentagon warned then would compel it to slash the military. The Army's announcement of plans to reduce its active duty force by 40,000 troops over the next two years was panned widely in Congress, especially by lawmakers from states with bases hit hard by the proposed cuts.

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  20. Some critics of Army cuts ignored DOD warnings, voted for sequestrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2012 | Stars and Stripes

    Some of the loudest critics of the proposed staffing cuts the Army announced Thursday at bases around the United States were the very members of Congress who four years ago voted to impose governmentwide budget measures that the Pentagon warned then would compel it to slash the military. The Army's announcement of plans to reduce its active duty force by 40,000 troops over the next two years was panned widely in Congress, especially by lawmakers from states with bases hit hard by the proposed cuts.

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