NC House votes 80-31 to approve budget, with support from a few Democrats

NC House votes 80-31 to approve budget, with support from a few Democrats

The NC House voted to approve its budget by a margin of 80-31, which included 13 Democrats. The House will now have to negotiate with the Senate which also passed a different $22.9┬ábillion spending plan. The General Assembly has until the end of June to get a bill to the governor’s desk. Under the House plan, state employees would receive a $1,000 raise in their salaries for the next fiscal year, with another $1,000 raise in the year following. Public school teachers would receive an average 3.3% salary increase.

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