House members on Thursday began reviewing pieces of the chamber’s proposed 2017-18 budget, but legislative leaders said details about raises for teachers and state employees won’t be released until the whole spending plan is rolled out early next week.
The House unveiled portions of its two-year education budget proposal at an education appropriations committee Thursday morning and gave it a favorable vote by the end of the day, but Democratic lawmakers criticized the process set forth by Republican leaders.
As part of a $429 million budget proposal, Durham’s city manager is recommending a 1.79-cent property tax increase for the 2017–18 fiscal year to help address affordable housing needs in the city. The city’s current tax rate is 56.07 cents per $100 of property, including one cent dedicated to affordable housing. A budget proposal presented […]
Wake County Manager Jim Hartmann rolled out a $1.26 billion proposed budget for 2017-18 that includes more money for area schools, raises for county employees and a property tax increase for residents.