Sources say the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners will meet on Monday June 29, 2014 7:00 PM to vote on the budget. You better attend to see what is going on for yourself. I understand the Edgecombe County Public Schools will be hit hard with cuts possibly eliminating 50 employees some from all areas from the local schools to the Central Office.
As you know The Daily Southerner shut down recently so will you get a complete coverage from the Rocky Mount Telegram. However I do plan to attend and capture the meeting via video.
Response: So why would one think that he would have a job plan when Republicans in Washington DC have not had one since President Barack Obama has been in office. What a damn shame that they continue to show their ignance just because “we” have a Black President.
The Rural Center and the Golden Leaf Foundation are two great resources and it will be devasting to NC with the proposed cuts.
Raleigh, N.C. — Legislative Democrats say Gov. Pat McCrory’s $20.6 billion budget proposal is a flop when it comes to jobs, schools and rural communities.
"It does nothing to create jobs and grow our economy, and at the same time, it continues to cut education," House Minority Leader Larry Hall said at a midday news conference. (More)
McCrory budget focuses on schools, efficiency – Charlotte Observer
Response: When will the ignance end? Why no budget? Why all of the focus is on Commissioner Gwendolyn Knight and not on the budget?
TARBORO — PRINCEVILLE — Although Mayor Priscilla Everette-Oates assured the citizens that the town’s 2012-1013 budget will be completed by July 31, the countdown to meeting that deadline is on. (More)
Princeville Town Meetings
The legislature will pass a $20.2 billion state budget over Gov. Bev Perdue’s objections. The state House voted 74-45 Monday night to override her veto. The Senate voted about 30 minutes later to override with a vote of 31-10. (More)
NC General Assembly
TARBORO — Edgecombe County leaders could hit a decline in substantial revenue sources, forcing them to withdraw more than $5 million in rainy day funds, according to a draft budget for the upcoming fiscal year. (Paid Content)