Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Here is the proposed conference committee substitute for the budget bill, House Bill 97.

Here is the conference committee report on the budget bill.

The Senate convenes at 2pm and plans to take up the budget bill. Here is the Senate calendar.


  • Education items, some tax credits restored in budget compromise

    The Charlotte Observer | 09/15/2015

  • Compromise state budget to spare driver's education, teacher aide positions

    The Durham Herald-Sun | 09/14/2015

  • McCrory, McGrady on the absurd lack of budget transparency

    NC Policy Watch | 09/14/2015

  • Budget Deal Boosts Starting Teacher Salaries, Gives Others $750 Bonuses

    The Carolina Journal | 09/14/2015

  • Number of homeless students in U.S. has doubled since before the recession

    The Washington Post | 09/14/2015

  • Obama Makes College Aid Application Earlier And Easier

    nprEd | 09/14/2015

  • Are gangs killing public education?

    The Hechinger Report | 09/15/2015

  • Obama on liberal college students who want to be "coddled": "That’s not the way we learn"

    Vox | 09/14/2015


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