• Press Release

    House 2002-03 Budget Plan “Rickety”

    posted August 5, 2002
    RALEIGH — A proposed $14.3 billion budget revision now being debated in the North Carolina House relies primarily on tax increases, revenue enhancements and one-time savings to eliminate the state…
  • Press Release

    Report: Don’t Offer Socialism to Capitalists

    posted August 4, 2002
    RALEIGH — A Spotlight published today by the John Locke Foundation used the term “socialism for capitalists” to describe a bill proposed by the Easley administration to offer new cash…
  • Press Release

    Locke Foundation on Tobacco Settlement

    posted July 21, 2002
    RALEIGH — John Locke Foundation vice president Don Carrington, who serves as associate publisher of Carolina Journal, appeared this morning during a segment of ABC’s “Good Morning America” program to…
  • Press Release

    Consumers to Pay More

    posted April 24, 2002
    RALEIGH — The “concept” announced today by Gov. Mike Easley and legislative leaders for the proposed Clean Smokestacks Bill would effectively impose hundreds of millions of dollars a year in…
  • Press Release

    Higher Taxes Than Massachusetts

    posted April 9, 2002
    RALEIGH — Newly published figures on tax burdens in the United States confirms that North Carolina now has a significantly higher state and local tax burden than Massachusetts, according to…