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15 Days, Still No Response from Legislative Republicans on Budget Compromise Instead of Responding to Detailed Compromise Offer from Governor Cooper and Democratic Leaders, Legislative Republicans Have Prioritized Finger-pointing and Stunts Instead of Negotiations

Raleigh

It’s been 15 days since Governor Roy Cooper and legislative Democrats submitted a detailed budget compromise offer to Republican leaders. Instead of responding or making a counteroffer of any sort, legislative leaders have pointed fingers, made allegations and tried to bribe legislators to override the Governor’s veto so they could avoid negotiating.

Where is the Republican counteroffer?

North Carolina needs a balanced compromise, not bribes. Here’s what Governor Cooper shared about the budget today on Twitter: