Fitzsimon File

Monday numbers


1—number of days since op-ed by House Speaker Thom Tillis said the Republican budget preserves North Carolina’s well–respected university system. (“A new choice for N.C. Fayetteville Observer, June 5, 2011)

3,200—number of jobs that the Republican budget will eliminate in university system (Press release from the Office of Governor Beverly Perdue, June 2, 2011)

1,500—number of faculty jobs in the university system the Republican budget will eliminate (Ibid)

1—number of days since op-ed by House Speaker Thom Tillis said the Republican budget that “fund every teacher and teacher position in the state” (“A new choice for N.C. Fayetteville Observer, June 5, 2011)

3,800—number of teaching positions that will be abolished by the cuts in the Republican budget (N.C. Department of Public Instruction)

2,245—number of teacher assistant jobs that will be abolished by the cuts in the Republican budget (Ibid)

1.2 billion—amount in dollars of federal Medicaid funding North Carolina stands to lose because of state Medicaid cuts in Republican budget (“Budget loses federal Medicaid matching dollars, The Progressive Pulse, June 4, 2011)

19,257—number of jobs that will be lost in North Carolina in the next two years because of the lost of federal Medicaid funding (Ibid)

0—number of times that Tillis mentioned the projected jobs losses because of Medicaid cuts in the budget in his op-ed on June 5. (“A new choice for N.C. Fayetteville Observer, June 5, 2011)

23—amount in cents per day of the cost to the average North Carolina resident of extending the 2009 temporary sales tax to reduce cuts to public schools, community colleges and universities (Press release from the Office of Governor Beverly Perdue, June 2, 2011)

0—amount in dollars of gap funding in original Senate budget for toll bridge across the Currituck Sound in the district of Rep. Bill Owens, one of five Democrats who eventually voted for the Republican budget. (“N.C. budget plan restores funding for Currituck bridge,” The Virginian Pilot, June 1, 2011)

30 million—amount in dollars of gap funding in the final Republican budget for toll bridge across the Currituck Sound in the district of Rep. Bill Owens, one of five Democrats who voted for the Republican budget (Ibid)

 

1—number of days since op-ed by House Speaker Thom Tillis said the Republican budget preserves North Carolina’s well–respected university system.  (“A new choice for N.C. Fayetteville Observer, June 5, 2011)

3,200—number of jobs that the Republican budget will eliminate in university system (Press release from the Office of Governor Beverly Perdue, June 2, 2011)

1,500—number of faculty jobs in the university system the Republican budget will eliminate (Ibid)

1—number of days since op-ed by House Speaker Thom Tillis said the Republican budget that “fund every teacher and teacher position in the state” (“A new choice for N.C. Fayetteville Observer, June 5, 2011)

3,800—number of teaching positions that will be abolished by the cuts in the Republican budget (N.C. Department of Public Instruction)

2,245—number of teacher assistant jobs that will be abolished by the cuts in the Republican budget (Ibid)

1.2 billion—amount in dollars of federal Medicaid funding North Carolina stands to lose because of state Medicaid cuts in Republican budget (“Budget loses federal Medicaid matching dollars, The Progressive Pulse, June 4, 2011)

19,257—number of jobs that will be lost in North Carolina in the next two years because of the lost of federal Medicaid funding (Ibid)

0—number of times that Tillis mentioned the projected jobs losses because of Medicaid cuts in the budget in his op-ed on June 5.  (“A new choice for N.C. Fayetteville Observer, June 5, 2011)

23—amount in cents per day of the cost to the average North Carolina resident of extending the 2009 temporary sales tax to reduce cuts to public schools, community colleges and universities (Press release from the Office of Governor Beverly Perdue, June 2, 2011)

0—amount in dollars of gap funding in original Senate budget for toll bridge across the Currituck Sound in the district of Rep. Bill Owens, one of five Democrats who eventually voted for the Republican budget. (“N.C. budget plan restores funding for Currituck bridge,” The Virginian Pilot, June 1, 2011)

30 million—amount in dollars of gap funding in the final Republican budget for toll bridge across the Currituck Sound in the district of Rep. Bill Owens, one of five Democrats who voted for the Republican budget (Ibid)

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