Governor Cooper Says He Will Sign General Assembly Budget

Today Governor Cooper announced that he will sign the General Assembly state budget after passage, saying of this budget: “This time we got many things right.”
House Speaker Tim Moore said, “This budget represents months of hard work and good-faith negotiations between Republicans and Democrats, House and Senate, and our Governor. The result is a spending plan for the state that addresses the most critical needs of North Carolinians.”
He continued, “North Carolina has not had a budget since 2018, and I am encouraged that Governor Cooper has promised to sign this budget and we can finally give our state a budget they can truly be proud of and one that meets the most critical needs of North Carolinians.”