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3-month budget gives Asheville leaders time to decide how to handle police funding

On Thursday evening, Asheville City Council passed the annual budget, but only chose to fund city operations for the first quarter.

North Carolina legislature back, facing same budget impasse

North Carolina lawmakers have returned to Raleigh briefly, with legislative Republicans and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper locked in the same budget impasse from when they last met in the fall.

Budget stalemate reaches key moment in NC Senate

A four-month stalemate over the North Carolina state budget may end if Senate Republicans get a little help from Democrats this week to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the bill.

North Carolina Republicans return for session likely end

The North Carolina General Assembly could soon be done wrestling with legislation this year, but that doesn't mean they'll pin down a broad budget law or path forward on Medicaid expansion.

NC Democratic leader revives budget override vote complaints

The Democratic leader in the North Carolina House says it's plainly clear Republican counterparts have misled him and the public on how an unexpected override vote on Gov. Roy Cooper's budget bill veto came about.

NC gov brings in teachers to build budget pressure

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is meeting with North Carolina public school teachers to try to build additional pressure upon Republicans to resolve the two-month budget stalemate to his liking.

Gov. Cooper holds ground on state budget compromise, pushes for Medicaid discussion

It's been almost a month since a new state budget was supposed to take effect, but a battle over Medicaid is stalling the spending plan.

Gov. Roy Cooper talks budget battle, medicaid

The fight continues over the North Carolina state budget. It's been 15 days since democratic Governor Roy Cooper made a counter-offer to the two-year plan written by republicans, and still no action has been taken.

As Republicans seek override, Cooper makes budget offer

The fight over the North Carolina state budget continues as Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper made a counteroffer to the two-year plan written by Republicans that he's already vetoed.

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The Town of Carolina Beach and a local organization are both still pushing to bring back wheelchair-accessible beach mats.