• Press Release

    Surry’s 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 – Surry County commissioners could free $25 million for high-priority county…
  • Research Report

    Perspective on NC Budget: Spending is the Problem, Not Lack of Tax Revenue

    posted January 22, 2003 by Dr. Roy Cordato
    North Carolina lawmakers are once again coming to Raleigh to grapple with a projected deficit exceeding $1 billion. A close examination of fiscal trends demonstrates that excessive spending, not inadequate revenue, is the cause and that the state budget continues to be bloated with wasteful or low-priority expenditures. Policymakers must show courage, be willing to apply fundamental principles, and target major areas of state spending for savings and reform.

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