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Glazier: Compromise budget “makes a mockery” of NC’s commitment to education (video)

The NC House and Senate have approved their compromise $20.2 billion state budget, sending the legislation on to Governor Perdue.

Rep. Rick Glazier (Cumberland Co. – Dem.) told the chamber to fully appreciate the spending proposal, you need only look at what was eliminated. To hear a portion of his remarks, click below:

 

3 Comments


  1. Sundance Kid

    June 21, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    Compromise between Republicans. This was a set-up from the beginning. Not being able to pass the Edu. ALEC reform plan alone, Berger slipped it into the budget. Hubris beyond belief on Berger’s part.

  2. david esmay

    June 21, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    The GOP’s plan is to create a permanent uneducated, under class of people they can exploit. Next goal is to repeal minimum wage laws so they can pay them $3.50 an hour.

  3. Jack

    June 22, 2012 at 9:28 am

    Come on David, admit it, you posted your comment during a moment of optimism. You know as well as anyone the hourly pay of $3.50 is way too high.

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