“the bill in its current form forces a one-time cash-grab from funds that are intended to create jobs and spur economic development. That’s not the right move for North Carolina, where jobs simply must be our No. 1 priority.”
Included in her “jobs” priority, conveniently, happens to be Perdue’s son who has a cushy job as consultant brokering bribes between his mom and billion-dollar corporations – at taxpayer’s expense of course.
Binker continues by stating it looks very unlikely the state House will attempt a veto-override, and that the Senate has already prepared a bill (SB 109) directing the Governor to find $537 million in cuts to the current year budget. This would include $400 million the Gov. already promised she will find along with another $137 million – which is the amount SB 13 would have taken from various state funds, including Golden LEAF and the One North Carolina Fund.
Also concerned about jobs is the State Employees Association – who supported SB 13 because they believed it would “save” state employee jobs. But SEANC needs to realize that Perdue likes the publicity from the ribbon-cutting ceremonies held in honor of her corporate welfare handouts – the kind of publicity she can’t get from merely maintaining state employees.
Fact is, the only job Perdue is truly interested in is her own.