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  • Jul 31 2014 - 9:38am

    Sen. Phil BergerHours after releasing the 260-page budget plan late Wednesday night, a document loaded with major policy changes, the Senate is expected to take the first vote on the $21.3 billion state spending plan as lawmakers rush to finish their work this week.

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  • Jul 30 2014 - 10:28am

    Budget Deal Very CloseRaleigh, N.C. — The legislature's top leaders gave more details Tuesday of the $21.3 billion budget deal they say is all but complete except for final drafting and proofreading.

    House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger issued a news release and fielded questions from reporters Tuesday afternoon, but a copy of the budget bill and accompanying documentation likely won't be available until late Tuesday or sometime on Wednesday.

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  • Jul 25 2014 - 2:31pm

    NC Senate ChambersYesterday, the North Carolina Senate gave initial approval to their version of House Bill 1181 Medicaid Modernization Act with a vote of 28 in favor 17 opposed. The whole Senate will take up House Bill 1181 again on Monday, July 28th, for its final vote.

    Before being passed by the Rules committee earlier this week, the bill was changed dramatically and now shares little in common with the House version.

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