Governor reacts to General Assembly budget announcement

RALEIGH – Following today’s joint press conference of legislative leaders announcing the high points of the State Budget conference report, Governor Pat McCrory’s spokesman, Josh Ellis, released the following statement:

“The governor would like to thank the members of the General Assembly for their hard work and public service. The governor and his team will thoroughly review the proposal to ensure it is fiscally responsible and aligns with our state’s priorities in key areas that the governor has championed including job creation, education, healthcare and transportation.”

The budget conference report is due out at 11 p.m. Monday.

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