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Charlotte Pol: Undervaluation of Panther stadium saved team TONS in property taxes

The Charlotte City Council’s vote to give the owners of The Carolina Panthers $87 million to renovate Bank of America Stadium has raised some hackles in the grassroots. Did the Carolina Panthers avoid millions in Charlotte city taxes as a result of an unusually low…

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Carolina Comeback?: kick people off unemployment, raise taxes, send state $$$$ to Carolina Panthers

One of Richard Morgan’s favorite legislators, Julia Howard, says we need to kick a bunch of people off of unemployment by July 1.  In the meantime, legislators from Gov. Pat and Speaker Thom’s home county are rallying the troops to (1) approve a local sales…

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Tillis & Rucho: Pre-K $$$ BAD. $$$ for Panthers, Red Line GOOD.

        It’s quite a rarity to find myself agreeing with Chris Fitzsimon.  But I’m in one of those moments.  (What’s next? Cats and dogs living together?) One of Chris’s latest posts tackles the events on Jones Street — naturally — from the…