N.C. GOP Leaders Send New Budget-Bargaining Offer To Cooper
Last updated 10/19/2021 at 3:02pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders sent another negotiating offer to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday as top government officials still attempt to enact a long-overdue two year budget.
The offices of Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore told The Associated Press that the joint proposal was taken to Cooper's office Tuesday morning. It arrived two weeks after Cooper provided his counteroffer to the initial pitch from GOP lawmakers.
A state budget was supposed to be in place July 1, but slow work at the Legislative Building combined with still-significa...