Nelson Dollar en State Budget Negotiations Take Major Step Backward <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lawmakers in Raleigh Wednesday took a major step in their budget negotiations.&nbsp; A step backward.</span></p><p>If there was any sense of congeniality and cooperation at the state capitol it was not found in room 643, where House Senior Budget Chairman Nelson Dollar called to order select members of the House and Senate&nbsp; to negotiate the now overdue state budget.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:22:17 +0000 Tom Bullock 54554 at State Budget Negotiations Take Major Step Backward NC House Considers Turning MeckLINK Over To An Authority <p>The state and Mecklenburg County are once again at odds over who should control hundreds of millions of dollars of Medicaid funds for mental health services.</p><p></p><p> Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:58:04 +0000 Ben Bradford 28476 at