RALEIGH – Gov. Pat McCrory and Senate Republicans held dueling rallies Wednesday seeking support late in this year’s session from local government leaders and the public for two tax bills involving local governments. McCrory anchored a public event outside the ...Read More »
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RALEIGH – The North Carolina General Assembly returned from a weeklong break on Monday to begin an expected long, hot summer at the Legislative Building. That’s because Republican leaders and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory have failed to work out most of ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday that their colleagues aren’t sold fully on Gov. Pat McCrory’s proposal for North Carolina to borrow close to $3 billion for government construction projects, particularly for road building. In recent weeks, McCrory has been ...
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RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory pitched bond referenda once again Wednesday to fellow Republicans in charge of the General Assembly. McCrory went to a joint House-Senate GOP caucus meeting accompanied by former State Budget Director Art Pope. The meeting was ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s rapidly-growing solar industry has an unwanted spotlight upon it from a cadre of fiscal conservatives at the General Assembly fixed on ending its preferential tax and energy policy treatments. “It’s very simple: do you believe in subsidizing ...
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RALEIGH — The North Carolina House wants to spend $1.1 billion more on state government next year under a draft budget proposal released Monday, which seeks to raise teacher and state employee salaries while setting aside more money for emergency reserves ...
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RALEIGH — North Carolina House Republicans want the next state government budget to restore a tax deduction for older adults with high medical expenses and bring back a tax credit for repairing historic buildings. House GOP leaders provided to colleagues and ...Read More »