Today, the North Carolina House of Representatives, in an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 101- 10, gave final passage to the most significant State Budget in a generation.
From infrastructure, health care, disaster relief, the programs supporting our military veterans and their families, historic education funding to pay raises for teachers and state employees, income tax cuts and PPP loan forgiveness for small businesses impacted by the pandemic, this budget is one in a generation. will make North Carolina even stronger as our state continues to grow. These investments ensure a brighter future for our citizens, keep our economy strong and the generations to come.
House Speaker Tim Moore said, “For the first time since 2018, North Carolina will finally have comprehensive state budget. This is an historic day for our state and a great day for all North Carolinians.”
He continued, “The budget that has passed today and will be signed by Governor Cooper is the product of much time, hard work and the invaluable contributions from our Appropriations Chairs, Members of both Chambers, the Governor, stakeholders and staff. The significant investments made in this spending package demonstrate to all North Carolinians that we see these needs and are meeting them where they are at.”