NC House Approves Bill To Keep Funding Government

The Legislature isn't going to make a deadline to get a final budget for North Carolina state government approved by early next week.

The House Appropriations Committee agreed Thursday to a
temporary spending measure that directs how government agencies
keep operating after the new fiscal year begins Wednesday.

Rep. Mickey Michaux of Durham County said House and Senate
members won't meet over the weekend to negotiate a two-year budget
because a tax package has yet to be worked out.

The temporary plan should get a full House vote Monday night. It
would then return to the Senate, which approved a similar version
earlier this week.

The House version would give lawmakers two extra weeks to
negotiate. The Senate plan was open-ended.


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