Perdue urges legislature to pass budget – Associated Press

Gov. Bev Perdue put pressure on legislative leaders yesterday to approve a final budget for the new fiscal year as soon as possible with a tax plan that will prevent more job losses or furloughs.

Perdue told reporters that the legislature’s two-week stopgap spending bill she signed into law Tuesday still prevents state government from realizing several million dollars in expected tax increases and cost savings every day. Read more here >>>