LEGISLATIVE BULLETIN: Falling Behind in North Carolina: Growth in State Funding for Core Services Outpaced by Demand over Recession

By Brenna Burch
Policy Analyst, Budget & Tax Center
May 9, 2011

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

During the Great Recession, demand for state services increased dramatically, but state appropriations decreased, supplanted in many instances by one-time federal assistance. The House budget, however, would cut spending from all sources, creating sudden dramatic shortfalls.

 

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