N.C. State Budget Director Lee Roberts, center, talks with members of the Senate Republican Caucuses after a closed-door meeting. Governor Pat McCrory, not seen, discussed the state budget and the bond proposal to both the Republican House and Senate Caucuses at the N.C. General Assembly in Raleigh on Thursday, July 16, 2015.
N.C. State Budget Director Lee Roberts, center, talks with members of the Senate Republican Caucuses after a closed-door meeting. Governor Pat McCrory, not seen, discussed the state budget and the bond proposal to both the Republican House and Senate Caucuses at the N.C. General Assembly in Raleigh on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
N.C. State Budget Director Lee Roberts, center, talks with members of the Senate Republican Caucuses after a closed-door meeting. Governor Pat McCrory, not seen, discussed the state budget and the bond proposal to both the Republican House and Senate Caucuses at the N.C. General Assembly in Raleigh on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com

Two-thirds of legislature to attend private budget talks

July 19, 2015 01:27 PM