Raleigh, NC– Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation authorizing a $21.1 billion budget for North Carolina state government. The governor signed the bill this morning at the executive mansion.
"This budget reflects a pragmatic and thoughtful approach to managing taxpayer dollars," Governor McCrory said. "It provides raises for our teachers, highway patrol officers, court employees and a cost of living increase for retirees and preserves Medicaid eligibility standards. This budget will continue to fuel North Carolina’s economic comeback.”
The governor thanked his budget team and legislative leaders for making some very tough decisions during difficult economic times.