RALEIGH, NC (AP) — North Carolina legislators are sizing up how much money is being spent on state attractions from museums at the state fair.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Friday that the General Assembly is looking into whether the staffing, hours and admissions fees should be adjusted as part of a Republican effort to reorganize state government.
GOP Sen. Andrew Brock of Davie County says the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum near Greensboro is so rarely visited that it costs the state $30 per guest. The museum is the site of an early school for African-American girls.
The legislative study will look at whether some museums and historic sites should have shorter or different hours or should charge higher fees.
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