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LOCAL IMPACT OF STATE BUDGET: $48 million for local governments, airport, ACC, non-profits – plus expansion of tuition program for students in private schools

Alamance County local governments, the Burlington-Alamance Airport, the community college, the school system, eight rural fire departments, and a host of non-profit agencies all stand to benefit from more than $48 million allocated directly for Alamance County within the $30 billion state budget passed last week by the General Assembly.

Read full coverage in this week’s (September 28) edition:

Where the money designated for local governments/organizations is to go: https://alamancenews.com/state-budget-includes-millions-for-alamance-projects/

A fifth district court judge (on the ballot of 2024) and a public defender’s office (to be established now) are also included in the budget: https://alamancenews.com/fifth-district-court-judge-public-defender-also-included/

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Expansion of “Opportunity Scholarships” that allow families to receive state funds for private school tuition was also included within the budget: https://alamancenews.com/state-budget-expands-potential-funds-for-private-school-tuition/

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