Budgets (page 256)

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    New at CJO: This week’s legislative action featured battle of budget

    David Bass’ latest Carolina Journal Online report recaps this week’s legislative action, including a “battle of the budgets.”…
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Donna Martinez’s conversation with CJ Managing Editor Rick Henderson about several recent controversies involving North Carolina’s occupational licensing rules. Michael Lowrey’s guest Daily Journal explains that the recent recession prompted many local governments to boost property tax bills.
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2011
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    New at CJO: Teacher training center could be on the chopping block

    David Bass’ latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on a controversial North Carolina teacher training center that could face the budget ax under House Republican budget plans.
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2011
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    Senate votes to override Perdue’s veto on the State Health Plan fix

    From Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger’s office: Senate votes, again, to keep State Health Plan afloat Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Senate today voted to override Gov. Beverly Perdue’s veto of a bill that closes a half-billion dollar deficit in the State Health Plan.
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2011
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    Goldberg dissects the congressional debt limit vote

    Jonah Goldberg sat down for an interview with CarolinaJournal.tv and Carolina Journal Radio Wednesday before his speech to a UNC-Chapel Hill audience. Asked which current events are attracting his interest these days, the No. 1 item on Goldberg’s list was the upcoming congressional vote on raising…
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2011
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    Cutting deficits

    Live Blog James Politi and Stephanie Kirchgaessner should not be writing for the front page of a financial newspaper. In this morning's Financial Times, they write In a speech on Wednesday, the US president proposed cutting $4,000bn from deficits in the next 12 years, shrinking discretionary spending and the…
    Joseph Coletti, April 14, 2011
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    In case you missed him …

    Joseph Coletti explained for WTVD viewers Wednesday why the N.C. House budget plan must include significant proposed cuts.
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Anthony Greco’s latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on a Republican legislative plan to tie unemployment benefit extensions to a budget resolution. John Hood’s Daily Journal rebuts exaggerated arguments against N.C. House Republicans’ budget proposals.
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2011