NC State Budget

Jun 24, 2009

NC State Budget Lawmakers in the NC House have passed an $18.6 Billion budget, but not before cuts were made in spending and services, that some members described as "brutal." There remain critics, including lawmakers who think there is still unnecessary spending. Debate continues in the House and Senate with barely two weeks left in the fiscal year. We'll explore what may be an unprecedented budget battle at our state Capitol. GuestsMark Johnson - Staff Reporter, Capitol Bureau of the Charlotte Observer Dr. Gary Rassel - Assoc. Professor of Political Science, UNC Charlotte Scott Pattison - Exec. Director, National Association of State Budget Officers Dr. Michael Bitzer - Assoc. Professor, Political Science, Catawba College Click here to add and read comments