Tag:biennial budget

  • Paying for schools faster, cheaper, better

    Imagine if you could buy a home with no debt. Wouldn’t you do that? State government has the option to do something similar with the State Capital and Infrastructure Fund, but Gov. Roy Cooper prefers debt. Both the legislature and the governor agree the…

  • Funding surplus in N.C.? The money is already spent 

    There’s no extra money.  The 2019-20 General Assembly session is well under way. Bills are being filed and committees are meeting, but the attention will soon fall on the biennial budget, which the governor introduced this week and included new and expanded spending, including a 9.1…