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Fiscal Responsibility
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Fiscal Responsibility

John Hood wrote a great piece that the Wilmington Star News actually published (I know!).  It explained how great of a position North Carolina is in financially… North Carolina’s leaders have proven to be responsible stewards of taxpayer dollars. A new report from the state controller’s office showed that over the first three quarters of...

Cooper wants your taxes higher
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Cooper wants your taxes higher

As if Governor Cooper couldn’t get more out of touch with the average North Carolinian, he took one more stab at it. This time taking aim at the take-home pay of the average hard working taxpayer. “Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper wants North Carolina business leaders to speak up for public education funding by telling the...

Target’s Billion Dollar Gamble on HB2
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Target’s Billion Dollar Gamble on HB2

Much has been said about the economic impact of the bill formerly known as HB2 on North Carolina. Businesses turned away, the NCAA drew a line in the sand, and all was a disaster. Or so that’s how it was portrayed. With the “repeal” in-place, we shall see what the future holds for NC’s already...

Liberal Group TRIES to Trash GOP Recovery
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Liberal Group TRIES to Trash GOP Recovery

Another work week, another liberal attempt to smear the Carolina Comeback that the GOP has been leading since 2011.  Enter the  NC Budget & Tax Center: North Carolina’s economy is not creating the jobs needed to keep up with the demands of the working-age population in the state. The state unemployment rate dropped in February...

College is Crippling America
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College is Crippling America

College attendance used to be synonymous with success. “Go to college and you’ll be set for life” they would say. Entering undergrad in fall of 2006, this was as true as ever, or so we were told. Four years later, a bleak picture became the reality as the double whammy of a massive recession paired...