Members of Brunswick County’s delegation in the N.C. General Assembly say the budget is the biggest issue they will face during the new session, which started this week.
Both Rep. Bonner Stiller (R-Brunswick) and Sen. R.C. Soles say some cuts will be needed.
The legislature is facing a $2 billion shortfall, and it’s going to affect programs in Brunswick County as well as the other counties in the state.
“I am not prepared to raise taxes,” Stiller said this week. “That’s not the appropriate way to go.