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    Labor Day

    posted August 21, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. What are you doing for the Labor Day weekend?  A holiday that began in the late 19th Century as a celebration…
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    North Carolina’s Education Funding Debate

    posted August 13, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. Articles have been flying around about the education spending argument since the legislative session adjourned in late July.  Many of the…
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    The Last Sales Tax Holiday for North Carolina

    posted August 1, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. The sales tax holiday has been around for a while, starting in 1980 when Ohio and Michigan offered a tax holiday…
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    NC Joins Other States with Promising Tax Reform

    posted July 21, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. The details of North Carolina’s tax reform plan have been reported by many news outlets while The John Locke Foundation…
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    Comprehensive Tax Reform with Compromise

    posted July 15, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. Yesterday, Governor McCrory along with Senate Pro Tem Berger and House Speaker Tillis, gave a press conference from the State Capitol…
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    Medicaid’s Impact on State Budgets

    posted July 8, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. As North Carolina legislators debate tax reform and the budget, I have decided to take a look at what other states…
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    Light up the Sky on the 4th of July

    posted June 30, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. This week I will take a week off from politics and spend time celebrating our country’s independence day.  Former…
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    A Continuing Resolution for the Budget

    posted June 24, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. Over the last few weeks we have talked about the different tax reform plans as well as the budget proposals and…
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    Finding the Best Solution From Both Budgets

    posted June 16, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. Last Thursday the House held their final debate and vote on the budget bill.  One Republican and one Democrat crossed party…
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    Tax Reform is the Hot Topic

    posted June 10, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. If you have been keeping up with the recent news coming out of the General Assembly, you know tax reform is…

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