March 23, 2012
Now more than ever, the people of North Carolina need leaders like Linda Coleman who value work over greed and who will go to work to protect the public good.
If you’re having trouble finding, keeping, or using health insurance in North Carolina, now you have a powerful ally in your corner. The North Carolina Department of Insurance has created a new consumer assistance program, Health Insurance Smart NC. Smart NC is the latest example of how our DOI is working for consumers and citizens – not insurance companies.
This week, at a packed hearing of the Health Committee to discuss the Blue Cross-backed legislation and an alternative, carefully negotiated proposal put for the by the Institute of Medicine, North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance, Wayne Goodwin offered a third way forward.
The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is the largest association of local unions and union councils in North Carolina, representing over one-hundred and forty-thousand union members, fighting for good jobs, safe workplaces, workers’ rights, consumer protections, and quality public services on behalf of ALL working people.