• Press Release

    Swain government needs no extra funding

    posted October 4, 2007
    Click here to view and here to listen to Dr. Michael Sanera discussing this Regional Brief. RALEIGH – Swain County voters should consider the millions of dollars their…
  • Research Report

    Swain County doesn’t need a land-transfer tax increase

    posted October 4, 2007 by Dr. Terry Stoops, Joseph Coletti, Dr. Michael Sanera
    The Swain County commissioners are asking voters to approve a 200 percent increase in the real estate transfer tax on November 6. But the county has about $2.6 million over and above its base budget to meet its needs.

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