Governor McCrory Signs State's $21.1 Billion Budget


by Jennifer Miller

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Governor Pat McCrory signed the state's $21.1 billion budget Thursday at the executive mansion.

The bill includes an average 7 percent raise for North Carolina teachers. 
Governor McCrory said, "This budget reflects a pragmatic and thoughtful approach to managing taxpayer dollars. It provides raises for our teachers, highway patrol officers, court employees and a cost of living increase for retirees and preserves Medicaid eligibility standards. This budget will continue to fuel North Carolina’s economic comeback.” 
McCrory is scheduled to unveil the ReVenture Park at 11 a.m. in Charlotte Thursday. McCrory is also expected discuss State Government and administration changes at 1 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center, reportedly.


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