merit pay http://wfae.org en North Carolina Senate Begins Discussing $20.6 Billion Spending Plan http://wfae.org/post/north-carolina-senate-begins-discussing-206-billion-spending-plan <p>Republicans in the North Carolina Senate have proposed a $20.6 billion budget for next year.&nbsp; That’s essentially the same size as Governor Pat McCrory’s proposal. Spending in major categories would be mostly flat except for health and human services and natural and economic resources.&nbsp; However, Medicaid spending would grow 11 percent compared to this year.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>The Senate’s Plan For Education</strong></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 23:24:27 +0000 Lisa Miller 27686 at http://wfae.org