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Chris Fitzsimon

About the author

Chris Fitzsimon, Founder and Executive Director of N.C. Policy Watch, writes the Fitzsimon File, delivers a radio commentary broadcast on WRAL-FM and hosts "News and Views," a weekly radio news magazine that airs on multiple stations across North Carolina.
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Monday numbers

20—number of years since a bipartisan coalition in Congress passed the Children’s Health Insurance Program (“9 million kids get health insurance under CHIP. Congress just let it expire,” Washington Post, October 1, 2017) 14—percentage of children in the ...
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An ominous evening for Republicans in North Carolina

That loud sound you heard Tuesday night was Republicans in North Carolina gulping nervously as the election returns from across the state and across the country came in.

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Monday numbers

549,158---number of North Carolinians who signed up last year for health care coverage under the Affordable Act for 2017 (Kaiser Family Foundation)

90—estimated percentage of people in North Carolina signing up for health care coverage under the Affordable Act eligible for subsidies to reduce the cost of monthly premiums (“Have you signed up for the ACA? Here’s why you shouldn’t wait and what you need to know,” News & Observer, October 30, 2017)

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