Budgets (page 8)

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Election dates have been set to fill vacancies in North Carolina’s 3rd and 9th Congressional Districts. Rick Henderson recaps the circumstances of both electoral contests for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Joseph Coletti analyzes Gov. Roy Cooper’s 2019-21 state budget proposals. Longtime conservative commentator William…
    Mitch Kokai, March 15, 2019
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    Daily Journal: Cooper budget uses excessive debt

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: In North Carolina, by contrast, state government has run small to moderate surpluses every year since the end of the Great Recession. Its operating budget cannot, legally, run a deficit. Moreover, state lawmakers and governors have wisely chosen not to spend…
    Anna Manning, March 13, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that one of Gov. Roy Cooper’s top advisers says the governor will “try harder” to comply with public records requests. John Hood’s Daily Journal says the governor’s budget proposal relies on too much debt.
    Mitch Kokai, March 13, 2019
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    From JLF’s Joe Coletti: Gov. Cooper’s Latest Budget Plan No More Realistic Than Others He Has Proposed

    In last week’s press release, JLF’s Fiscal Policy Senior Fellow Joe Coletti highlights concerns with Gov. Cooper’s budget plans: Of Particular Concern For Parents, State Employees, and Taxpayers 1. Gov. Cooper would close the door on Opportunity Scholarships that help low-income parents find better education alternatives. 2. Gov.
    Anna Manning, March 12, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on a court ruling confirming that the state owes local school systems $730 million in technology funds. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal questions the notion that N.C. policymakers have extra money to spend in their next budget.
    Mitch Kokai, March 8, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello and Dan Way report for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Roy Cooper’s state budget proposals. Marchello focuses on education items. Way targets Medicaid and tax-related issues. John Trump’s Daily Journal urges fixes for North Carolina’s system of alcohol regulation.
    Mitch Kokai, March 7, 2019
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    Cooper puts forward unrealistic budget proposal

    The John Locke Foundation releases the following: Gov. Cooper’s Latest Budget Plan No More Realistic Than Others He Has Proposed JLF analyst highlights flaws in governor’s plan RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper unveiled his latest budget plan today, one day before that proposal will head to the joint N.C. House…
    Mitch Kokai, March 6, 2019
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    Competing debt proposals

    Governor Cooper’s $3.9 billion bond proposal for schools and water systems is the fourth entry in the contest to use state government debt capacity. The State Capital and Infrastructure Fund (SCIF) already dedicates 4 percent of General Fund revenue to debt service and new capital projects. The Debt…
    Joseph Coletti, March 6, 2019