Feb. 19, 2021
The good news for state lawmakers is that they will begin their budget process with $4.1 billion more revenue than they expected. The two-year state revenue forecast calls for modest economic growth and stability with the assumption of more federal COVID-19 relief. Click here for article.
Cooper completes filling his Cabinet positions
Governor Cooper completed filling his vacant Cabinet positions this week by naming the following: Dionne Delli-Gatti for Secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Jim Weaver as CIO and Secretary of the Department of Information Technology (DIT), and by appointing the former NC Secretary of Administration, Machelle Sanders, to lead the Department of Commerce. (see articles at links)
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