Spending the Surplus

deSue, Tedra
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/25/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32389, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports on the approval of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee of a 2007 budget that would spend a two billion-dollar surplus on state employee pay raises in North Carolina. Raises would include wage increases for teachers. Lawmakers were also considering eliminating a half-cent sales tax that was supposed to be temporary when it was first proposed.


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