The Transylvania Times -

Compromise On State Budget


August 12, 2019

It has now been more than a month since the state government was supposed to pass its budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, and it has been more than 30 days since Gov. Roy Cooper presented a counter-proposal to the General Assembly’s budget.

The Republican-led General Assembly has yet to make a counter-offer to Cooper’s counter-proposal; some believe they are waiting until a time they can call for a vote at which some Democrats would be absent and they can override the governor’s veto.

With public schools, which receive the largest single portion of the state budget, scheduled to ope...

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