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NC Child in the News

Winston-Salem Journal

Medicaid expansion deal stirs mostly positive responses


WCNC Charlotte

'We’ve got a lot of work to do' | New report from NC Child Fatality Task Force shows alarming trends


WNCT9 Greenville

Closing the gap in health coverage for childhood educators


WRAL Documentary

Pandemic Generation: Kids in Crisis


Fayetteville Observer

Foster kids just needed a bed. Lacking one, North Carolina sent them to psychiatric lockup instead
(Locked Away series, part four)

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News & Observer

NC parents affected by expiration of monthly child tax credit payment

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Staff Experts

Erica Palmer Smith

Executive Director

Primary NC Child spokesperson
Topics: Children’s health and welfare.

Tiffany Gladney

Senior Director of Policy & Government Relations

Topics: Legislative and policy issues affecting children & families in North Carolina.

Latest Press Release

NC Child statement on Medicaid Expansion deal announced today by NC General Assembly 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2023  CONTACT Fawn Pattison 919.726.6344  Statement from Erica Palmer Smith, Executive Director  We are incredibly grateful to the state legislature for coming to an agreement on Medicaid Expansion. This is incredible news for North Carolina’s families. When this measure becomes final, over 100,000 parents and caregivers in our state […]

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