Moody’s Praises North Carolina’s Savings Reserve Requirement as ‘Credit Positive’

Raleigh, N.C. –  Moody’s Investor Service praised a new North Carolina law this week that bolsters the state’s Savings Reserve Account, calling recent mandatory and discretionary transfers to the state’s rainy day fund “credit positive” commitments. Continue reading “Moody’s Praises North Carolina’s Savings Reserve Requirement as ‘Credit Positive’”

Class Size Compromise Gives Schools Flexibility to Spend Increased Funding

 Raleigh, N.C. – The state House of Representatives agreed to a class size compromise this week that provides further flexibility in how public schools set class sizes and spend hundreds of millions in increased education funding provided by Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly since 2012. Continue reading “Class Size Compromise Gives Schools Flexibility to Spend Increased Funding”

Veto Override of Gov. Cooper Protects Bipartisan Oversight of Ethics, Elections

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina will maintain bipartisan oversight of campaign finance, lobbying and ethics investigations following a successful veto override of Gov. Roy Cooper by the state House of Representatives on Senate Bill 68 Bipartisan Board of Elections and Ethics Enforce.

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