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[POP QUIZ]

Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz. This week’s questions are directed to members of the Forsyth and Guilford county delegations to the NC General Assembly’  and concern the budget passed on June 21. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.

QUESTIONS

1. True or false: The budget passed by both houses of the General Assembly and’  presented to the governor includes funding for compensation to eugenics victims.

2. How much money did the House version of the budget set aside for compensation’  to eugenics victims?

3. What is the cost of a tax break for businesses included in the budget approved on’  June 21?

Rep. Larry Brown (R-Forsyth) 1. No, it does not. [ ] 2. They set aside $10 million. [ ] 3. I don’t recall. [X]

Rep. Pricey Harrison (D-Guilford) 1. It does not. [ ] 2. I believe it was $10 million. [ ]3. You’re talking about the $336 million. [ ]

Rep. Earline Parmon (D-Forsyth) 1. False. [ ] 2. The house budget: $10.3 million. [ ] 3. $35 million. [X]

CORRECT ANSWERS

1. False 2. $10 million 3. $336 million

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