NCACC Weekly Update — July 15 | Eastern North Carolina Now | With the General Assembly still adjourned, Governor Roy Cooper signed the state budget into law on Monday.

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    With the General Assembly still adjourned, Governor Roy Cooper signed the state budget into law on Monday. The budget increases state spending to $27.9 billion, reserves billions for the state's "Rainy Day" fund and unforeseen problems caused by inflation, gives pay raises to state employees, and spends millions on capital projects across the state. You can read NCACC's analysis of the budget here. The governor also took this week to announce that he will be lifting the state of emergency which has been in place since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March of 2020. That order is set to be lifted August 15, 2022. NCACC is working on guidance for how that will impact counties going forward.

    Although technically the General Assembly has not fully adjourned the 2022 legislative short session, the majority of work appears to be done for the year. To see NCACC's 2022 End of Session Report and read about all legislation passed thus far with a county impact, please click here.


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