Rep. Nelson Dollar (R-Wake), center, senior chair of the House Appropriations committee, confers with other committee chairs Rep. Chuck McGrady (R-Henderson), left, and Rep. Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth) during a committee meeting at the Legislative Office Building in Raleigh on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The N.C. House and N.C. Senate have yet to reach a budget agreement for the 2015 session.
Rep. Nelson Dollar (R-Wake), center, senior chair of the House Appropriations committee, confers with other committee chairs Rep. Chuck McGrady (R-Henderson), left, and Rep. Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth) during a committee meeting at the Legislative Office Building in Raleigh on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The N.C. House and N.C. Senate have yet to reach a budget agreement for the 2015 session. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Rep. Nelson Dollar (R-Wake), center, senior chair of the House Appropriations committee, confers with other committee chairs Rep. Chuck McGrady (R-Henderson), left, and Rep. Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth) during a committee meeting at the Legislative Office Building in Raleigh on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The N.C. House and N.C. Senate have yet to reach a budget agreement for the 2015 session. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
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NC budget standoff in historic territory

August 30, 2015 3:00 AM

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