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Budget will dominate discussion as N.C. lawmakers return to Raleigh

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From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 782: The N.C. General Assembly returns to work May 16 in Raleigh. The so-called “short session” focuses primarily on adjusting the second year of the General Fund budget. But lawmakers will also address other hot topics, such as safety issues in public schools and prisons. Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation senior vice president, assesses the top issues lawmakers are likely to address during the next couple of months.