In an interesting political move, the General Assembly is expected to grant what may be referred to as ’emergency budget super powers’ to the Governor this week. Although it may appear harmonious at first, rest assured, this is anything but. No doubt, there is some very savvy political play set to unfold – the details of which, are being closely guarded. As for the rest of us… Waiting and watching is the name of the game.
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From WRAL: Legislative measure gives Perdue more budget power
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina lawmakers have rolled out a bill that would give Gov. Beverly Perdue more authority to reduce spending throughout state government to free up extra cash to help close an expected budget gap next year of more than $3.5 billion….