NC Budget and Tax Center

Statement on tentative approval by Senate of suite of flawed constitutional amendments

The radical changes to the state Constitution passed out of the Senate today puts policymakers’ primary responsibility of creating a budget each year on auto-pilot.

These arbitrary and flawed formulas for spending growth and income tax collections will reduce revenue by nearly $2 billion annually and restrict access to the state’s rainy day fund in times of crisis. It’s clear these proposals are a fiscally irresponsible path that will harm our state’s families and future.

One Comment


  1. LayintheSmakDown

    August 11, 2015 at 7:55 pm

    Thanks for reporting the good news. Hopefully the house can get on board and push this sorely needed ammendment through for a positive vote by the people.

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