by Mitch Kokai
Senior Political Analyst, John Locke Foundation
Two recent news stories paint a very different picture of targeted tax incentives. While Winston-Salem recently landed a major aircraft industry company without offering a single tax break, S.C. legislators continue to squabble over a multimillion-dollar package designed to lure the Carolina Panthers business operations south of the state line. Rick Henderson assesses the incentives news for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
Joseph Coletti outlines tax principles N.C. policymakers should keep in mind as they consider modernizing transportation revenues. State Treasurer Dale Folwell highlights the price tag of health care and pension promises state government has made to retired state workers.
UNC’s Board of Governors continues to debate rising tuition and fee costs. Plus you’ll hear an alternative to Medicaid expansion from leading Republican state senators.