Budgets (page 259)

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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
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    New at CJO: House budget highlights examined

    Anthony Greco’s latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on key points from the N.C. House budget numbers released Tuesday.
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2011
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    House budget, first look

    Live Blog House Appropriations subcommittees started debate yesterday on the specifics what it means to balance the budget in a pro-family, pro-growth way. Proposed savings in primary and secondary education of $694 million are midway between Gov. Perdue's $351 million and the John Locke Foundation's $1 billion. Community College…
    Joseph Coletti, April 13, 2011