Gov. Bev Perdue today announced she is fully restoring funds to the lottery capital fund for public schools.
Mecklenburg County will get $3.7 million. For a list of what other counties will receive, click here.
“When the national recession created a shortfall of billions of dollars, I had to turn over every stone to pay North Carolina’s bills — to pay teachers, to keep schools and other core services running,” Perdue said. “With our bills paid and the books for last fiscal year cleared out, I’m restoring the school construction lottery funds in full, which means North Carolina’s public schools will receive another $37.6 million next week.” […]