The latest update about the plans by the new Republican legislative leadership to address the state's $3.7 billion budget shortfall is that there is no real update, despite more public statements and media appearances by top GOP leaders.
The headline of Thursday's News & Observer looked promising, “GOP leaders plan ways to cut billions.” Maybe we would finally hear a few specifics about where the cuts would be made.
No such luck. The story was based interviews at the News & Observer with House Speaker to be Thom Tillis and Senator Phil Berger, the next President Pro Tem of the Senate.
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