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Gov Says He'd Veto Senate Pay Plan

RALEIGH, N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory says he'd veto any North Carolina budget plan on his desk that raises teacher pay dramatically like the Senate wants because it would mean huge cuts elsewhere to pay for it.


McCrory told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday he's not going to risk key government services and allow Medicaid reductions to accept the Senate's average 11 percent pay offer. The original Senate proposal cut funding for thousands of teacher assistants to pay for it.


The governor is siding with the latest House offer to raises teacher pay on average by 6 percent, up from 5 percent. He says 6 percent is about as far as he can go and feel comfortable.


The two chambers are negotiating budget adjustment for the year that started July 1.


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