Tuesday, February 22, 2011

update: Governor vetoes S13

Governor Perdue has issued the first veto of the legislative session (and only the second of her administration.

Toxic Free NC and many other sustainable agriculture advocates argued that removing money from the current year's economic development funds would significantly harm the state's investment in sustainable agriculture and rural jobs, by de-funding the Tobacco Trust Fund and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund.

See the Governor's press release here.

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