May 30, 2012: North Carolina House

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May 30, 2012
The North Carolina House gave its approval to state budget adjustments for 2012-13 fiscal year. After nearly eight hours of amendments and debate, the chamber voted 73-46 in favor of the $20.3 billion budget proposal. Five Democrats joined all Republicans in the majority. The move threatens to override any potential veto ... READ MORE

May 24, 2012: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education

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May 24, 2012
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education released their budget recommendations today. K-12 public schools were given some relief under the education subcommittee’s budget. The budget calls for a restoration of roughly two-thirds of a scheduled $500 million discretionary cut to public schools next year. The committee decided to replace the $259 ... READ MORE

May 17, 2012: House Appropriations Subcommittee

By: pefncadmin
May 21, 2012
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education met Thursday, May 17, to discuss the fiscal year 2012-2013 education budget spending targets and education agency special provision requests. The budget spending target document can be found here. The education agency provisions can be found here. The committee also outlined their schedule for future ... READ MORE

May 10, 2012: Office of the Governor

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May 10, 2012
Governor Perdue unveiled a $20.9 billion budget proposal today that includes a three-quarter-cent sales tax increase and a 1.8 percent average salary increase for teachers and state employees. The plan adjusts the second year of a two-year budget the Legislature approved in 2011. The budget proposal also includes the following: $503 million to reverse ... READ MORE