Cooper calls on legislature to fund child care, public schools at Smart Start event

When Roy Cooper was elected governor in 2016, Medicaid expansion was politically unpopular among conservative legislative leadership, he told the audience at the national Smart Start conference Tuesday.

Yet last year, the state legislature chose to expand Medicaid. As of April 4, the state had enrolled 416,595 new participants since the expansion went into effect in December.…

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