Governor Perdue on the State Budget By WUNC News • Jun 7, 2011 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Gov. Bev Perdue Credit bevperdue.com Governor Bev Perdue is studying the budget plan sent to her over the weekend by the Republican controlled General Assembly. It spends about $500 million less than the budget she proposed. Listen Listening... / 4:24 Governor Perdue joined WUNC's Eric Hodge to talk about the budget, education and unemployment benefits. Tags: Bev PerdueBudgetView the discussion thread.