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#ncga: Instead of tax hikes & corporate welfare, why not tax reform?

Proponents of state ”economic incentives” and the so-called “gas tax cut” claim that we need to enact all of this in order to stay competitive with our neighbors.  The really smart folks in Raleigh point to all of these economic development victories in South Carolina,…

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We’re #16 !!! (Um, YAY ?)

The right-leaning Tax Foundation has released its national rankings of the various states’ economic climate.  According to the group, North Carolina has moved from an overall ranking of 44th out of 50 in 2013 to 16th out of 50 in 2014.  (Our neighbors in Tennessee…