Hoping it will help jump start negotiations on North Carolina’s budget, state senators are offering major concessions to the House. But they want something in return.
For weeks now senior budget writers from both the House and Senate have been talking, just not about the numbers in their budgets.
"We have had discussion on the economic development proposals and the Medicaid proposals," said Senate President Pro-Tem Phil Berger.
"I think we are....," Berger then took a long pause before finishing,"closer than we have ever been in getting those things worked out."