North Carolina’s 2014-2015 Proposed Budgets Impact Land Conservation

On May 14th Governor Pat McCrory released his 2014-15 recommended budget to the North Carolina General Assembly.  On May 30th, the state Senate passed its own $21.2 billion budget with a vote of 32-10.  On June 13th, the NC House of Representatives voted 77-35 to approve its $21.1 billion budget.  There are significant differences between the House and Senate budgets, including on conservation funding issues.  Members of the House/Senate budget conference committee are now working to reconcile their differences before the new fiscal year begins on July 1.

Below you’ll find a summary of the differences among the three proposed budgets on conservation funding issues.

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