by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
Yes, Gov. Roy Cooper did, in fact, veto raises for North Carolina teachers. Now his budget priorities include giving teachers bonuses of $2,500. Hmm. So what’s up with this? An exasperated Joe Coletti points out that it’s North Carolina Democrats — led by Roy Cooper — who wouldn’t allow teachers to receive their raises, thanks to his vetoes that were supported by his fellow Democrats.