• John Locke Update

    Cooper Budget: Higher Taxes Now and Later

    posted May 24, 2018 by Joseph Coletti
    Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018-19 [1] would spend $1.5 billion more than the current year, raise taxes, divert millions in other funds, increase dependence…
  • Press Release

    New taxes, spending push budget plan over $20 billion

    posted February 21, 2007
    RALEIGH – Gov. Mike Easley has proposed North Carolina’s first $20 billion budget, thanks to $210 million in new taxes and a 7.2 percent increase in operations spending. That’s according…
  • Press Release

    Voters Oppose Amendment One

    posted October 20, 2004
    RALEIGH — North Carolinians appear to be more committed to voting this November than they have been in the past four election cycles, but there is no clear consensus on…

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