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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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    North Carolina Pork Being Sent to China

    posted June 2, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. Last week China’s Shuanghui International agreed to purchase the world’s largest pork producer, Smithfield Foods, for $4.7 billion and…
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    Memorial Day Impact

    posted May 27, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. The Civil War claimed more American lives than any conflict in U.S. history, requiring the first establishment of national cemeteries.  It was…
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    Senate and Governor on the Same Page with Budget

    posted May 21, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. The long awaited Senate budget is here, along with all the debate that normally accompanies a budget.  This year, the Senate…
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    Economics of Home Ownership – Part 2

    posted May 12, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. Is home ownership good for the community and society as a whole?  There are many varied opinions on this and the…
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    Economics of Home Ownership – Part 1

    posted May 5, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. A few weekends ago, I decided it was time to paint our living room.  It made me start thinking about home ownership…
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    What Impacts A State’s Budget?

    posted April 28, 2013 by Sarah Curry
    View in your browser. This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend a conference of the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO).  Many…

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