• Press Release

    Triangle governments need more online transparency

    posted May 18, 2008
    RALEIGH – Raleigh and Durham city governments earn C-minus grades, when it comes to making budget and spending information available online. Cary earns a D, according to a new John…
  • Press Release

    Johnston government needs no extra funding

    posted October 3, 2007
    Click here to view and here to listen to Dr. Michael Sanera discussing this Regional Brief. RALEIGH – Johnston County voters should consider the millions of dollars their…
  • Research Report

    Johnston County doesn’t need to increase taxes

    posted October 3, 2007 by Dr. Terry Stoops, Joseph Coletti, Dr. Michael Sanera
    The Johnston County commissioners are asking voters to approve a quarter-cent sales tax increase and a 200 percent increase in the real estate transfer tax on November 6. But the county has about $43.1 million over and above its base budget to meet its needs.

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