Daily Archives: June 7, 2019

Pamlico officials side with Vidant as state Senate leader explains defunding proposition

News Analysis GREENVILLE –  Pamlico County Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution – first drafted by Pitt County where Vidant Medical Center is a huge employer – that opposes a possible cut to Vidant’s state-paid funding. View Resolution The 7 to 0 vote came Monday night after the measure was hurriedly added to the meeting’s agenda. The Pitt County Board of Commissioners wants 29 counties in eastern North Carolina to do exactly as Pamlico County has done – blindly follow Pitt’s bidding on behalf of Vidant – as healthcare costs continue to escalate in the state. Many experts cite Vid…