On Tuesday night the Wake County School Board reluctantly approved a $1.2 billion operating budget. The budget included $20 million in cuts. That amount may increase to $40 ... Keep Reading
Wake Schools: more admin. cuts possible before classroom reductions?
Wake County teachers and parents are hoping that when Governor Perdue reveals her budget proposal this Tuesday, the cuts will not go any deeper than the proposed 3 percent cut in ... Keep Reading
Fiscal Responsibility for N.C.
In the latest installment in the Civitas Institutes's “20 Changes for 2010: A Primer for State Reform,” I recommend a few desperately needed checks on North Carolina's long-term ... Keep Reading
So Why Did They Raise Taxes?
In August, we were all told by the leadership of the General Assembly that $1.1 billion in tax increases were necessary in order to stave off massive, destructive cuts to ... Keep Reading
The Gov and Me
From NBC 17 yesterday. Article here, video below. ... Keep Reading
Perdue Issues Budget Cut
It's 4pm on a Friday, what is your Governor doing? Issuing an Executive Order cutting the newly minted FY09-10 budget by 5%. Yes, the budget that the General Assembly just ... Keep Reading
Voters to Legislators: No Budget = No Pay
Since the General Assembly is nearly a month overdue on passing the budget (the only thing they are technically required to do), we asked voters this month if they thought that ... Keep Reading