5 Consecutive Pay Raises Lead Teacher Appreciation Agenda in North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C.  – Teachers in North Carolina will receive an average $4,412 raise between 2017 and 2019 as the state placed top-2 in the U.S. for fastest rising educator salaries twice over that period, part of a teacher appreciation agenda in the state General Assembly that delivered five consecutive pay raises to educators since 2014. Continue reading “5 Consecutive Pay Raises Lead Teacher Appreciation Agenda in North Carolina”

Republican Economic Plan Generates Fourth Consecutive Revenue Surplus

House and Senate Reach Agreement on Spending Target for 2018-19 Budget, Reject Cooper’s Call for Job-Killing Tax Increase

Raleigh, N.C. – Legislative leaders on Monday hailed the news that Republicans’ pro-growth economic policies have generated North Carolina’s fourth consecutive revenue surplus, $356.7 million this year, and an expected fifth consecutive revenue surplus of $276.5 million in 2018-19. Continue reading “Republican Economic Plan Generates Fourth Consecutive Revenue Surplus”