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Jan 2, 2020
North Carolinians Benefit from Water Pollution Credit Trading
This article explores how water quality markets help North Carolina reduce the cost of protecting its waters, while also discussing challenges facing these markets and potential improvements.
Jan 2, 2020
The Affect of Medicaid Expansions on the Agricultural Labor Supply
Any state in which agriculture is a large industry should consider how an ACA Medicaid expansion would increase the traditionally low rates of agricultural workers’ health insurance coverage which could...
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