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The skinny on McCrory’s budget

Posted By Chris Fitzsimon On April 4, 2013 @ 11:09 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

The folks at the N.C. Budget & Tax Center have parsed the budget recently proposed by Governor Pat McCrory. The whole report [1] is worth your time. Here is one inescapable conclusion.

While the proposal represents a 1.8-percent increase over the $20.2 billion FY2013-14 base budget, it would nonetheless spend 8.4 percent less than the last state budget approved before the onset of the Great Recession (FY2007-08) when adjusted for inflation. As such, this proposal would continue to significantly underfund basic public services and structures.

We need and deserve much better.

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[1] whole report: http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=budget-and-tax/btc-reports-governors-fy2013-15-budget-proposal

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