PROGRESS INDEX

Changes Under the New Legislative Leadership Starting Teacher Salary Increase +$4570    –NCDPI, WRAL Number of state funded teachers increase +2719    – State Budget Public school $/pupil state Spending increase +$535 New Jobs +296,000    –Bureau of Labor Statistics Tax Climate for Doing Business Improves to 16th in America from 44th    –Tax Foundation […]

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NORTH CAROLINA ECONOMY BACK

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia publishes a monthly index of state economic indicators based on employment and unemployment changes, hours worked and wages. The newest report came in October and showed North Carolina among the best performing states. We were also among the fastest growing states in October 2013. But in October 2008-2012,we never […]

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REFORM HELPS MORE PEOPLE THAN INSULTS

Continuing improvement in the North Carolina economy stands in sharp contrast to the name calling agenda of the left-wing, die hard opponents of reforming government. Triangle Business Journal recently reported dramatic improvement in North Carolina’s tax climate for doing business in the Tax Foundation’s national ranking. “According the foundation’s index, North Carolina jumped 28 spots […]

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REFORM DELIVERS RESULTS. UNEMPLOYMENT KEEPS FALLING.

REFORM DELIVERS RESULTS. UNEMPLOYMENT KEEPS FALLING. New unemployment figures show how hard choices the Legislature made to payoff debt in the Unemployment Insurance Fund expanded the economy. In October, North Carolina unemployment continued falling down to 6.3%. New jobs increased by 17,000 over the prior month with total non seasonally adjusted employment reaching 4.422 million. […]

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