Senate approves state budget deal
RALEIGH, N.C. — The State Senate gave tentative approval Thursday to a $21.1 billion compromise spending plan for the year, according to WRAL-TV.
Senators voted 32-13 in favor of the budget and a final vote was expected shortly after midnight Friday.
The legislation includes $282 million for teacher pay raises, according to WRAL-TV.
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