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What’s being said (and not said) about the budget crisis

While conservatives brush aside the budget crisis and promise not to raise taxes, Together NC held a press conference urging lawmakers to consider revenue options to balance the budget not just program cuts. Chris Fitzsimon covers both sides of Tuesday’s debate in his column “A revealing day in the budget debate”

Where’s Governor Perdue stand in this debate? Rob Schofield put words in Governor Perdue’s mouth in his Weekly Briefing: “My fellow North Carolinians…”, suggesting what she needs to say about the economy and the short-term sacrifices everyone needs to make for the long-term good of our communities.

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