State Budget
McCrory signs $21.1 billion budget into law
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:11am.

videoGov. Pat McCrory has signed into law a North Carolina state government budget bill that raises teacher and state employee salaries significantly for the first time in years.

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Teacher turned actress feels pressure from state budget debates
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:20pm.

videoAshley Mewborn left teaching because she said she was forced to work three jobs to make ends meet. Now with film incentives still in the air... "Here we go again," Mewborn said. She's worried her new career might start presenting challenges that are all too familiar.

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Biofuels Center of NC closing doors after funding cut in state budget
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 8:09am.

A nonprofit the state created five years ago to develop locally grown biofuels will close its doors Oct. 31.

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State budget would change environmental commissions
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 07/24/2013 - 7:49am.

The proposed North Carolina budget would change the way two environmental commissions operate, ending the terms of nearly all the members on both the Environmental Management Commission and the Coastal Resources Commission by July 31.

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NC lawmakers give state budget preliminary OK
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 07/23/2013 - 8:36pm.

North Carolina legislators are taking their first votes on a proposed budget of nearly $21 billion to fund state operations for this year.

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NC House GOP plans budget votes next week
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 9:38pm.

House Republicans plan to have their version of a North Carolina state government budget finished by the end of next week. That would give them and Senate GOP leaders two weeks to attempt to negotiate a final deal before the new fiscal year begins July 1.

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Perdue proposes 2013 budget
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 9:55pm.

video With little more than two weeks remaining in her term, North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue submitted her state budget proposal for the next fiscal year.

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NC legislators nearing unemployment debt proposal
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 11/19/2012 - 5:31am.

New Republican leaders at the Legislature vowed last year to rid North Carolina of its $2 billion-plus debt to the federal government for unemployment benefits and put the state system on firm financial footing.

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House to vote on possible override of Perdue's veto of state budget bill
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 06/14/2011 - 9:52pm.

The North Carolina House plans to vote after midnight on whether to override Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto of the state government budget bill.

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NC Senate gives tentative OK to budget bill
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/01/2011 - 1:45pm.

The North Carolina Senate has given tentative approval to a state government spending plan for next year that Democrats claim will harm public education and health care programs for the poor.

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