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Budgets Are Not Unicorns: Gov. Perdue uses gimmicks instead of making choices

posted on in City & County Government, Spending & Taxes, Transportation
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Gov. Bev Perdue’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2011 is another missed opportunity to improve state government finances and operations. It includes $578 million in new federal stimulus money that does not cut total spending.

Spotlight 388 Budget Are Not Unicorns: Gov. Perdue uses gimmicks instead of making choices

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