RALEIGH, N.C. -- Gov. Beverly Perdue's budget bill veto means some agencies and programs are in limbo without earmarked money as the new fiscal year begins Sunday.
But those North Carolina government services aren't likely to be affected immediately.
The $20.2 billion budget-adjustment measure blocked Friday had restored state funds for services scrutinized over the past year. They include the Division of Motor Vehicles driver license program, University of North Carolina Television and maintenance at the Legislative Building.
DMV spokeswoman Marge Howell said driver license offices will be open next week. UNC-TV and other agencies have other money sources to keep operating for the time being.
The General Assembly will attempt to override Perdue's veto starting Monday.
A two-year budget is already in place, so the rest of government operations will keep going.