Today at the General Assembly
- 9:30 a.m. - LIVE: Press Conf: Gov. McCrory and Raleigh Mayor McFarlane discuss Dix deal compromise, Old Capitol grounds
- 10:00 a.m. - House Environment: S234 Hunter Educ/Apprentice Permit, 544 LOB
- 10:00 a.m. - Senate session: Final vote. S402 Budget Act of 2013
- 1:00 p.m. - House session: HR169 Honor Fallen Soldiers
The Senate passes its $20.6 billion spending plan, and Senate leaders take issue with a House proposal to give Raleigh a year to rework its lease of the Dorothea Dix property.
Senators voted a second time Thursday to approve a $20.6 billion budget. The measure now goes to the House, where Republicans will craft their own spending measure. A final draft of the budget is due by June 30.
If an email to House members Thursday morning is any indication, the feud between former Finance Chair Robert Brawley and House Speaker Thom Tillis is far from over.
Gov. Pat McCrory and Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane on Thursday asked the General Assembly to give the city and state about 10 months to rework an agreement for the Dorothea Dix property, but leading lawmakers balked at that idea.
A senior House Finance Committee chairman resigns his post in a spat with Speaker Thom Tills. Senators will wrap up their week by sending the House a $20.6 billion budget.
The parts of the Racial Justice Act not gutted by legislators last year are in the crosshairs of Senate Bill 306, but the bill didn't get a vote in House Judiciary B committee Wednesday. It'll be back on the committee's agenda next week at the state legislature.
Lawmakers created a temporary patch for mentally ill and developmentally disabled people who were going to lose their placements in group homes earlier this year. That money is about to run out and there is no permanent fix in the state Senate Budget.
Senators gave tentative approval Wednesday to a $20.6 billion budget that Republican leaders say will help right North Carolina fiscal ship even as Democrats slammed cuts to schools and economic development programs.
Longtime House lawmaker Robert Brawley, R-Iredell, handed back his Finance gavel Wednesday afternoon with a blistering public letter against House Speaker Thom Tillis.
The state Department of Health and Human Services has failed to perform adequate tests on a new Medicaid computer system set to go live July 1, according to a state audit released Wednesday.
House lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday on a bill that would dissolve the lease for the Dorothea Dix property but offer the City of Raleigh concessions for not fighting a rewrite of the deal.
The Senate will likely give tentative approval to a $20.6 billion budget that contains $57.4 million in new government fees. Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee is set to consider a bill that would alter the lease for the Dorothea Dix property with the City of Raleigh.
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