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VIDEO: Gov. Perdue Conducts Year-End Press Event

Answers questions on campaign finance, charters, Alcoa

Gov. Bev Perdue answered questions on a wide range of issues during her final year-end roundtable with reporters.

She claimed to have identified enough cuts to balance all but $900 million in the state’s impending $3.5 billion deficit.

In this portion of the press conference, she discussed the campaign flights controversy, the possibility of vetoing an expected bill to lift the charter school cap, a legal fight over Alcoa’s ownership of dams in North Carolina, and financing for the Global Transpark in Kinston.

You can see her full answers to these questions by clicking on the video.

Anthony Greco is an associate editor of Carolina Journal.