NASW-NC Social Work Blog

Your source for the social work profession in North Carolina.

Drug Testing for Work First Benefits Pushed Back

Drug Testing Original Post by the Raleigh News and Observer Less than a week before county social service agencies are supposed to start drug testing welfare applicants under a new … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Legislative Session, Final, Week 26

What a week! With the budget released on Sunday night, legislators scrambled this week to complete the 2013 legislative session that started in January. Legislators worked well into the night … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Legislative Session, Week 24

Legislators are still pushing through bills until a budget and tax reform package is complete. While legislators appointed to work on these big items have been meeting, we still are … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Legislative Session, Week 22

Legislators are still working to get bills passed with the extra time given since a budget has not been put in place. Below are some bills of interest to social … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Legislative Session, Week 21

While some legislators meet behind closed doors to negotiate the budget and tax reform, few committees met last week to pass other bills before session adjourns. Legislators still do not … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Legislative Session, Week 12

Filing deadlines are here at last! The Senate filing deadline was last week and House members got an extra week. House members were able to file bills up until this … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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