The Devil’s in the Details: Senate Budget Cuts vs. Revenues

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The final legislative budget, which was approved by both the Senate and House this past weekend, is currently on Governor Perdue’s desk for consideration. The failure of the new leadership to address the state’s fiscal challenges with a balanced approach that includes revenue will impede North Carolina’s fragile recovery, placing additional pressure [Continue Reading…]


The Devil’s in the Details: House Budget Subcommittee Recommendations

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This article is last installment of a series contrasting budget cut options identified by NC General Assembly joint appropriations subcommittees with revenue options that would preserve decades of public investment in the economic and social advancement of North Carolina. Click here for other articles in the series. North Carolina’s budget is [Continue Reading…]


The Devil’s in the Details: Public Education

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This article is the first in a series contrasting budget cut options identified by NC General Assembly joint appropriations subcommittees with revenue options that would preserve decades of public investment in the economic and social advancement of North Carolina. Legislative leaders announced their intent to cut $1.4 billion from the state’s education [Continue Reading…]