CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory defended the state’s budget Thursday from criticism that it shortchanges education and he proposed a plan where teachers and schools would compete for $30 million in extra […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators are planning their first votes on a proposed budget of nearly $21 billion to fund state operations for this year. The state House and Senate have scheduled votes […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Senate and House have now approved competing budget bills for North Carolina state government for the coming year.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina state Senate took a more cautious approach to proposed state government budget adjustments than the House by spending less and placing more money in reserves. The Senate’s Republican-penned […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The rivals in the 2011 fight over the North Carolina state budget were clearly defined as Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue in one corner and the Republicans in charge of the Legislature for the first time in 140 years in the other.