• Press Release

    Executives Seek Business-Climate Change

    posted April 29, 2004
    RALEIGH — North Carolina business executives see high taxes, burdensome regulations, and inadequate labor skills as the top factors hampering the state’s economic competitiveness, according to a new survey by…
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    Report Urges New Model for Disability

    posted April 5, 2004
    RALEIGH — State and federal programs directed at the disabled are costly and ineffective because they apply an “entitlement mentality” to problems that would be better addressed by promoting investment…
  • Press Release

    Discussing Business-Climate Change

    posted March 29, 2004
    RALEIGH — How optimistic are business leaders that North Carolina’s economic climate will improve in the coming months and years? And what do they believe state and local policymakers should…
  • Press Release

    NC Road Conditions Among Worst in US

    posted February 9, 2004
    RALEIGH — North Carolina’s state-maintained highways now rank among the worst in the nation in such areas as pavement condition and urban congestion according to the findings of a new…
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    CLI Poll Shows Support for Public Vote

    posted January 13, 2004
    RALEIGH — Voters in Raleigh and Wake County are overwhelmingly in favor of holding a referendum on a proposal from city and county officials to build a new convention center…
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    Charlotte Has Three-Peat — in Tax Burden

    posted January 11, 2004
    RALEIGH — Local taxes and fees in Charlotte totaled more than $2,018 per resident in 2002, ranking North Carolina’s largest city No. 1 for local government costs among major cities…