Balanced Budget Act (S13) was up for debate in the Senate. Grousing minority Democrats attempted to protect state funded business recruitment with an amendment to S13 despite an abject failure business recruitment to grow jobs over the past 10 years -- $1.7 billion incentives with a return of 300 net jobs.
Six term Republican from Mecklenburg County and GOP leader Bob Rucho in the Senate laid it on in response...
The amendment failed 30-18. As for the bill itself it passed by the same margin.