RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory and Senate Republicans met privately Tuesday as they sought to resolve their differences over budget adjustments supposed to be settled three weeks ago, but the gulf between elected leaders remained wide on key issues. McCrory’s ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Another public meeting to keep trying to work out differences between the House and Senate on North Carolina’s new budget has been scrapped. House negotiators cancelled a joint meeting Friday morning after Senate counterparts said Thursday they wouldn’t be attending. Tensions ...Read More »
RALEIGH — House and Senate budget leaders made little progress over teacher pay and North Carolina lottery advertising during a public negotiations session. The Senate offered Tuesday to remove a provision in its state government spending plan requiring teachers to give up ...
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RALEIGH — House Republicans and Gov. Pat McCrory are joining forces to shake up the slow North Carolina state budget talks by backing a scaled-down spending plan that still includes teacher and state employee pay raises. McCrory, Speaker Thom Tillis and other ...Read More »