Nearly 1,000 Mecklenburg County nonprofits have lost their tax-exempt status, according to the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS released the list last month. It shows that about 275,000 U.S. organizations are no longer tax-exempt. Of those, more than 6,000 are ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council has decided to award $2.5 million, rather than $10 million, to the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, in a blow to the embattled tourism-booster group. The council is expected to vote July 25 on the remainder of ...
Tagged with: Anthony Foxx Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority Edwin Peacock Michael Barnes Nancy Carter Patrick Cannon Patsy Kinsey Warren Cooksey Warren TurnerRead More »
A goal to have 50-percent tree canopy coverage by 2050 in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County won approval from the City Council Monday, despite protests by developers. The move increases by 1 percent the tree coverage goal for the county and outlying extra-territorial ...Read More »
PricewaterhouseCoopers has produced a report on the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, which has been the subject of criticism by some, including Mayor Anthony Foxx, over its handling of a review of the organization. In April, the CRVA’s board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s General Assembly completed its override of Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue’s historic budget veto today, and a state spending plan that cuts sales taxes — and, the governor argues, could lead to thousands of lost education jobs ...Read More »
The job of the host committee for the 2012 Democratic National Convention is to make sure Charlotte’s small-business community is aware of the opportunities to make money with the convention. That was the message from Dan Murrey, director of the host committee, today ...Read More »
When it comes to promoting Charlotte, economic developers like to point to the treetops. The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, for one, boasts on its website that Charlotte is known as a tree city. The city has been fighting to protect ...
Tagged with: Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Joe Padilla Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition Tom PearsonRead More »
Mayor Anthony Foxx today said he is not pleased with a Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority report based on a consultant’s review. In April, the CRVA board hired PricewaterhouseCoopers for $25,000 after criticism arose over Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association bonuses paid to ...Read More »