No return to Raleigh for state lawmakers, but business incentives might suffer

After facing pressure from business and economic leaders across the state to expand the Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) as funds begin to run dry, Gov. Pat McCrory has decided not to call the N.C. General Assembly back to Raleigh for a special session.

“It would be counterproductive and a waste of taxpayer money to bring the General Assembly back when there is no agreement in place on issues already voted on,” McCrory said in a statement Friday.

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Carolina Capitol Roundup: Sept. 2-5

Congressional lawmakers were home this week for district work as they round out the five-week August recess — and North Carolina’s delegation was active across the state.

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