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Spending Growth Surges: Senate Plan Has Largest Budget Hike in Years

posted on in Spending & Taxes

As the North Carolina Senate prepares to vote on its proposed 2004-05 budget
plan, it is important to keep in mind that an accounting change included in
the plan has the effect of masking the magnitude of the proposed increase.

John Hood is president of the John William Pope Foundation, a Raleigh-based grantmaker that supports public policy organizations, educational institutions, arts and cultural programs, and humanitarian relief in North Carolina and beyond. Hood is also chairman of the board at… ...

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