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May 13, 2014

Democrats try to up the ante on teacher pay

UPDATED: A day before the General Assembly returns, Democratic legislative leaders on Tuesday attempted to raise the stakes in the teacher pay debate expected to dominate the session. Sen. Dan Blue and Rep. Larry Hall, the respective minority party leaders, called the situation “an emergency” and called for Gov. Pat McCrory and GOP legislative leaders to put forth a plan to raise salaries to the national average.

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