When school begins on Monday, bus drivers will have their routes, students will have their class schedules and coaches will have their fall sports rosters — but teachers still won’t know how much they’ll be paid. 

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RALEIGH — Republicans are getting impatient.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina taxpayers could get a check from the state by late November.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s failure to pass a budget could affect a state-mandated financial literacy course requirement for all public high schools.

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RALEIGH — State Sen. Tom McInnis is accusing Gov. Roy Cooper of holding funding “hostage” because of reluctance to sign the budget without Medicaid expansion.

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Gov. Roy Cooper says he won’t sign a new state budget unless the North Carolina General Assembly says yes to Medicaid expansion. The Republican-majority legislature has said no to Medicaid expansion. So far, now weeks into the new fiscal year, neither side has budged.

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RALEIGH — The state House overwhelmingly passed a bill temporarily ending a stalemate over the budget.

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RALEIGH — After several starts and stops, on Tuesday, July 9, the N.C. House failed to vote on an override of the governor’s budget bill.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate passed a $24 billion General Fund spending plan without debate. The House took nearly an hour Thursday, June 27, before following suit and approving the 2019-21 compromise proposal, House Bill 966.

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RALEIGH — Legislative leaders released highlights of a $24 billion spending plan for 2019-20 while girding for a budget battle with Gov. Roy Cooper.

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