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North Carolina lacks adequate funds to weather moderate recession

North Carolina would lack adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

David Perry Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 North Carolina state house candidate, David Perry, (district 19), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Warren Scott Nail Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 North Carolina state house candidate, Warren Scott Nail, (district 27), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Marcia Morgan Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 North Carolina state house candidate, Marcia Morgan, (district 19), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Lee Brian Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. Senate candidate for North Carolina, Lee Brian, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

North Carolina ranks 15th in annual tax climate ranking

North Carolina finished 15th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY: App State creates ‘roadmap to climate neutrality’

Appalachian is creating a “roadmap to climate neutrality” with its 2020 Climate Action Plan.

College basketball coach is highest-paid public employee in North Carolina

Roy Williams, head basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll, earned $3.3 million in 2018, making Williams the highest-paid public employee in North Carolina last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.

Funding for arts agencies in North Carolina to reach $8.8 million in FY2020

Legislative appropriations for North Carolina arts agencies are projected to reach $8.8 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to 85 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

Smithfield Foods' appeal of $51 million ruling in hog farm suit set for oral arguments in January

Oral arguments are scheduled for next month in an appeal related to Smithfield Foods' hog farms in North Carolina.

North Carolina levies a total tax on lodging of 4.8%

Hotel room bills in North Carolina tack on a total state lodging tax of 4.8 percent, the 40th highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

7,096 borrowers in North Carolina filed for student loan forgiveness in 2nd quarter

Borrowers in North Carolina who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 7,096, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.

$1.5 billion in federal research dollars flowed to North Carolina in FY 2018

Federal agency research dollars going to North Carolina totaled $1.5 billion in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.

North Carolina received $6.8 million in public broadcasting funds last year

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $6,838,983 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in North Carolina, the 19th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.

North Carolina 2-year college students pay $2,470 in tuition and fees

North Carolina two-year colleges charged students $2,470 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the third lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.

13 U.S. House members from North Carolina make $174,000 annually

Each of the 13 U.S. House of Representatives members representing North Carolina draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.

North Carolina 4-year university tuitions jumped 50.7% over 15 years

North Carolina four-year public university tuition and fees went from $4,831 in 2004-05 to $7,281 in 2019-20, the 30th largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

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