The revised 2018-19 budget for North Carolina was released last evening. This morning it will be taken up in the joint appropriations committee, followed by other committees later in the afternoon. Both the House and the Senate are expected to have both of their votes on the document this week. We will be following the process and writing about it as the day and week goes on.
Here is a roundup of what local media are saying about the budget:
- Legislative budget includes 6.5 percent pay increase for teachers
- 11 other things the new state budget does
News & Observer
NC Policy Watch
- Tuesday numbers: A look at some key differences in the budget proposals of Gov. Cooper and legislative leaders