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Complete coverage of Gov. Pat McCrory’s budget proposal

Gov. Pat McCrory proposed his budget for the coming fiscal year, outlining a $21.5 billion spending plan that touches on every facet of state government. Here is a guide to the News & Observer’s coverage. Click on the headlines to read more.

MAIN STORY: Gov. Pat McCrory pitches a steady-the-course budget

READ THE DOCUMENTS: McCrory’s proposed budget and a summary slide show

STATE EMPLOYEES: McCrory budget plan includes pay raises for some, but not all

JOBS: Tax credits aim to grow, preserve jobs but face criticism

PUBLIC EDUCATION: Proposal covers basics, keeps promise on teacher pay

HIGHER EDUCATION: Budget calls for UNC system and community college cuts

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES: Medicaid budget anticipates change in patient management

ENVIRONMENT: NC Zoo, other attractions would move out of environmental agency

TRANSPORTATION: Proposed budget counts on higher gas tax receipts

JUSTICE: Chief justice’s request for more funding not met in proposed spending plan

Related coverage

THE BUDGET DIRECTOR: Lee Roberts is a ‘quick study’

A NEW WAY TO BUDGET: State’s way of budgeting aimed at shifting how it’s described

STATE BUDGETING 101: Q and A on the process and what happens next

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