by Jon Sanders
Director of the Center for Food, Power, and Life, Research Editor, John Locke Foundation
The News & Record reports today on Rep. Pricey Harrison’s primary race against former Greensboro City Councilman Mike Kee.
In it, Harrison makes the following boast about her opposition to corporate welfare:
Harrison opposes incentives to businesses, which she sees as a form of “corporate welfare.”
To which the N&R hastily adds “But” — yep, here it comes — and then writes this:
she argues that her efforts have helped grow the North Carolina economy.
Harrison co-sponsored legislation in 2007 that requires power companies to get a portion of their electricity from renewable sources. That has spurred clean-energy job growth, she said. Harrison fought to keep those rules in place in the last session.