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Bev Perdue

Perdue dims veto threat on GOP's health challenge

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Gov. Bev Perdue says Republican-backed legislation pushing North Carolina to join other states fighting the federal health care overhaul law isn't worth a veto battle. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 FROM RALEIGH: Perdue unveils $20B budget for next year

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video Gov. Bev Perdue announced this morning how she plan to close a multi-billion-dollar budget gap. Her budget plan eliminates thousands of jobs and keeps most of a temporary states sales tax increase for the next two years. But if anyone came out on top with the governor's budget, it's teachers. Full story...
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Perdue's budget plan cuts CFCC Marine Tech program

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video Gov. Bev Perdue released a budget plan today that preserves public teaching jobs. But she still found ways to cut back on education. Perdue wants eight specialized programs from community colleges throughout the state eliminated. Included in that list is the Marine Technology program at Cape Fear Community College. Full story...
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Governor unveils interactive budget challenge

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It's not Monopoly, but Gov. Bev Perdue has a serious game to try your skill at balancing North Carolina's budget before she rolls out her own plan. Full story...
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Governor proposes free community college promise

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video Getting an associate's degree may soon become a little easier to afford. In last night's State of the State address, Gov. Bev Perdue proposed a "Career and College Promise" that guarantees a free community college education to some North Carolina students. Full story...
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Gov. Bev Perdue promises to help small businesses and keep teachers

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video Gov. Bev Perdue is dealing with a budget deficit of more than $2 billion dollars so cuts will be made, but the question is what will face the chopping block? Full story...
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Area legislators preview Perdue's State of the State address

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Gov. Bev Perdue will give her biennial State of the State address Monday night in Raleigh. We spoke with two legislators from New Hanover County about what they predict the governor will focus on. Full story...
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Documents provide details on 1990s Perdue probe

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Documents from a 1990s federal probe of Gov. Bev Perdue's actions as a legislator includes a statement that she intervened to get three troopers promoted - one of whom later was her choice to head the North Carolina Highway Patrol. Full story...
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NC Legislature gives final OK to savings bill

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The Republican-led Legislature has set up a veto showdown with Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue over a budget-savings plan. Full story...
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NC jury indicts man for Perdue flight payment

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A Wake County grand jury has indicted a western North Carolina man on a charge he caused Gov. Bev Perdue's campaign to file false campaign reports by hiding he had given money to pay for a campaign flight. Full story...
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