by Fergus Hodgson
Director of Fiscal Policy Studies
A consistent pattern of ever higher state spending, against constituent wishes, compels a structural change to North Carolina government. Here is my segment from the John Locke Foundation’s policy briefing for candidates on a fitting solution, a constitutional protection known as a Taxpayer Bill of Rights or TABOR (10 minutes).
If you’re interested in learning more, here is one of my Fiscal Insight newsletters on the matter: “Evidence Mounts for Taxpayer Bill of Rights.” The Agenda 2012 booklet also has a section that makes the case for a TABOR.