Perdue: Projected budget gap has shrunk by $1 billion

From staff reportsFebruary 9, 2011 

Gov. Bev Perdue announced Wednesday that that state's projected budget shortfall had shrunk by about $1 billion, from $3.7 billion to $2.7 billion.

In a statement posted on YouTube, Perdue credited her administration's fiscal stewardship and job creation efforts with improving the state's budget outlook.

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