Today @NCCapitol (Feb. 12): A less than sunny revenue forecast

Posted February 12, 2015

NC Legislative Building

— Good morning and welcome to Today @NCCapitol. Here's what's going on around the legislature and elsewhere in state government: 

The forecast: House and Senate lawmakers are scheduled to meet for a joint Appropriations Committee hearing Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Among the data they will review is a projection that tax collections this year will lag $271 million below expectations

The Wrap@NCCapitol (Feb. 11, 2015) The Wrap@NCCapitol (Feb. 11, 2015) The Senate: Senators are scheduled to finish work on a bill making changes to the state's gas tax. Session is scheduled for 11 a.m.

The House: The House meets at 10:30 a.m. but has no bills on its calendar. 

The governor: Gov. Pat McCrory will continue his push for renewal of the state's historic preservation tax credit by touring historic Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount on Thursday afternoon. 

Noted: A group of Democratic House lawmakers filed a bill to legalize medical marijuana Wednesday.  


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