Billy Ray Hall

Politics & Government
5:03 am
Tue July 23, 2013

NC Budget Proposal Eliminates The Rural Center

The NC Rural Economic Development Center has come under fire in the past week.

The North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center and the Office of State Budget and Management are working to resolve issues in last week’s crippling audit.

The Rural Center wants the state budget office to release funds already obligated to local governments and other rural partners.  The problem is, the state budget office has lost confidence in the Rural Center and legislators have eliminated funding for the center in its preliminary fiscal year 2014-2015 budget.

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