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Political decisions in Raleigh impact everyday people who deserve to be heard. We shine a light, share the mic, and help people come together to bring change. Join the conversation.

What's Happening in North Carolina

“Shelter in place” is impossible if there’s no guaranteed housing for thousands

Pivotal measures such as self-distancing and social-isolation have been mandated across the United States in an effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Numerous states have implemented “stay-at-home” orders, but what if individuals do not have homes to go to? According to a 2018 report by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, on a…
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Medical professionals share challenges, urgent needs with lawmakers as COVID-19 cases rise

According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina currently has 1,498 confirmed coronavirus cases across the state. As cases continue to rise, medical professionals remain concerned about lack of protective equipment, medical supplies and the potential for hospitals across the state to become overwhelmed by patients.  At the first meeting…
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Where you can and can’t go under North Carolina’s ‘stay at home’ order

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has announced a stay-at-home order for the state of North Carolina that will go into effect at 5 p.m. today until April 29, but “can be revised or extended”. The mandate is an effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic as it continues to spread through the state. Travel is only…
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Coronavirus reveals vulnerabilities within states like N.C. that rejected Medicaid expansion

Uninsured people within the 14 states, including North Carolina, that have not expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, could face numerous challenges as COVID-19 cases increase. Almost 5 million people across the country are without access to health care coverage and states that have turned down billions of federal dollars that would have come…
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What We Do

Progress NC raises the visibility of issues that affect the quality of life in our state. We monitor the statewide political landscape and identify extreme legislative actions and other policy changes that could affect your life. We then tell you about them quickly and let you know what you can do about them.

What We Believe

At Progress NC we are proud of our legacy as a southern state capable of adapting to change and embracing new opportunities. We are also determined to retain our national status as a great place to work, live and raise a family.

Who We Are

Progress North Carolina is a 501(c)3 non-partisan non-profit communications organization focused on informing voters on key public policy issues through traditional news media, online engagement, and hands-on communications trainings.

What we are working on.

  • How Far We Have Fallen

    A decade of decreased funding for North Carolina public schools.

  • Project First Person

    Stories of real people impacted by policies enacted in North Carolina,

  • Health Care Is A Right

    Medicaid expansion means healthy people and a healthy economy.

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