Legislative Round-Up: Budget And More
Wednesday, August 5
The state’s fiscal year started last month but lawmakers have yet to pass a budget. With a self-imposed deadline for doing so looming large, some legislators aren’t sure they’ll make it while those waiting for word on budget figures are getting nervous. Schools can’t plan without a budget and elsewhere in the legislature there’s still debate over teacher’s assistants. Then, there are decisions over sales tax distribution and more. We get an update.
Dr. Michael Bitzer - Professor of Political Science and Provost at Catawba College and WFAE's political blogger for The Party Line
Lisa Worf - Reporter and Assistant News Director at WFAE
Loretta Boniti - Senior Political Reporter for Time Warner Cable News
Colin Campbell - Reporter for the Raleigh News & Observer