NCDP Clips for Monday, August 17, 2015

NCDP Clips for Monday, August 17

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N.C. budget delay a headache for WNC schools (Asheville Citizen-Times) — The General Assembly has now adopted two continuing resolutions that allow spending at the same levels as the fiscal year that ended June 30, with some modifications, so neither state government nor schools have shut down. But questions like funding for teacher assistants and driver’s education will remain unsettled until the legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory all sign off on a state budget, a situation that has created headaches for school administrators.

‘Under the Dome’ star Mike Vogel to N.C. lawmakers: ‘Do the right thing’ (Wilmington Star-News) — “Under the Dome” star Mike Vogel doesn’t know where he’ll be filming “Under the Dome” next year if it is renewed for a fourth season.

Big changes could be afoot in North Carolina environmental laws (Greensboro News & Record — Environmentalists worry changes pending in Raleigh threaten air and water quality, but state Sen. Trudy Wade says the fears are groundless.