Tag:budget impasse

  • State budget battle is looming

    Even under a best-case scenario, any surpluses in North Carolina’s revenues could not possibly finance every spending promise made by every politician running for office last fall.

  • Lawmakers, Governor Agree On $21.7 Billion Spending Cap

    RALEIGH — In a sign that the state budget impasse may soon end, Republican Gov. Pat McCrory announced Tuesday that he and legislative leaders had reached an agreement on a $21.735 billion bottom line for the 2015-16 fiscal year General Fund budget. Including funds from the federal government and transportation…