It wasn't exactly what State Rep. Ted Davis (R-19th District) wanted. But, film supporters said it's better than nothing.
Thursday night, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed, 90 to 26, Davis' amendment that would trade film tax credits for a grant program.
As the Short Session got under way, the governor stole the show unveiling his budget proposal that will be the focus of the Short Session. It included the much talked about raises for teachers and for state employees, as well as cuts to the university system.