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Sen. Tom Apodaca, R-Henderson, and Rep. Josh Jordan, R-Ashe, appear together at a House committee hearing in Raleigh on Wednesday, the same day House and Senate leaders announced that they had reached a compromise state spending target. Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press
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August 19, 2015, No comments

The figure represents a compromise between earlier spending proposals set by the two chambers and Gov. Pat McCrory. Overall, the figure also increased spending by 3.1 percent, more than the governor and the Senate proposed and almost two percent lower than the original House plan.

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Little budging on the NC budget, House pitches bonds

August 4, 2015, No comments

Holding up negotiations over an agreement on this session’s two-year budget are key policy changes on Medicaid and education pushed by the Senate. B ...

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Big NC state budget negotiations, environmental hearings — plus another possum bill — underway

July 21, 2015, No comments

When it comes to the NC House's budget conferees, nearly everyone is in the pool. Meanwhile, a public hearing on changes to a sweeping set of environm ...

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

NC House, Senate to reach temporary state budget deal

June 30, 2015, No comments

House and Senate budget negotiators are close to getting six more weeks to hammer out a two-year spending plan after reaching an agreement Monday on a ...