State budgets

May 21, 2019 - 7:41 pm
Good evening! Here's a look at how AP's news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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May 12, 2019 - 2:41 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina House budget includes $1.5 million for a 100-foot spire in Fayetteville to honor civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. The Fayetteville Observer reports Rep. Elmer Floyd persuaded his colleagues to amend the House budget at the last minute to...
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May 10, 2019 - 7:15 pm
Good evening! Here's a look at how AP's news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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May 07, 2019 - 7:53 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers are gearing up to work out differences in the House and Senate versions of the state's nearly $9 billion budget. The House considered Senate changes to the budget Tuesday. Both chambers likely will not accept all the changes, sending the spending plan...
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May 06, 2019 - 2:43 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina tax collections are on track for the state to post its highest surplus since the Great Recession. The legislature's chief economist told lawmakers on Monday the state may collect over $700 million above what budget-writers projected when they approved the current...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo a man walks into the building that houses the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. Uber and at least five other major California companies are scheduled to go public this year, and when it happens it will produce a tax windfall for state government. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg,File)
May 05, 2019 - 3:20 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Uber and Airbnb are among at least six California-based companies valued at more than $1 billion expected to go public this year, creating a new class of millionaires and billionaires and a welcome quandary for the state's budget writers. Though it's tough to gauge the...
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Republican members of the Kansas House confer as they wait for a vote on a proposed state budget, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. They are, from left to right, Reps. J.R. Claeys, R-Salina; John Resman, R-Olathe; Leo Delperdang, R-Wichita, and Emil Bergquist, R-Wichita. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
May 05, 2019 - 1:17 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's effort to expand Medicaid in Kansas this year died Saturday when enough moderate Republicans bowed to the wishes of the GOP-controlled Legislature's conservative leaders and ended an impasse that had tied up the state budget. The House voted 79-45...
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May 03, 2019 - 5:10 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The two-year state government budget assembled by Republicans in the North Carolina House is now on its way to the Senate. The House gave its final approval to the spending package by a vote of 61-51 on Friday. The measure received tentative approval on Thursday by a largely...
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May 02, 2019 - 5:34 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Fashioning a North Carolina government budget for the next two years takes a big step forward with the full House ready to consider a proposal. The House scheduled floor debate Thursday to consider amendments and hold the first of two required votes on the spending plan...
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April 30, 2019 - 9:39 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House Republicans are rolling out their proposed state government budget for the next two years. GOP leaders announced Tuesday they want to spend almost $24 billion for the fiscal year starting July 1, which they say is about 3 percent higher than current-year...
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