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LEFT BLEW IT ON JOBS

They said it wouldn’t happen. And then it did. In 2013, Governor McCrory and the conservative majority in the Legislature cut taxes for every income tax payer and business in order to get our economy moving. The liberal thought police said tax cuts wouldn’t help. For example, the N. C. Justice Center declared “The irresponsible […]

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NEW HAMPSHIRE BACKING OFF OBAMACARE MEDICAID EXPANSION

Facing the need to cut the budget, New Hampshire is moving to sunset ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion which gives a free health insurance entitlement to single, able bodied, childless adults. According to the Manchester Union Leader, “During a Sunday budget review session, members of the House Finance Committee, Division III, voted 6-3 to remove an item […]

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Cuts to “free” Obamacare exchange trigger Rhode Island Health Tax

Two years ago, the conservative majority in the Legislature and Governor McCrory shocked the elites by rejecting a federal grant and declining to establish an ObamaCare health insurance exchange. Thundering through the cyberspace of N. C. Policy Watch, the left-wing house organ fund by WRAL owner Jim Goodmon, Adam Searing declared “It’s time for the […]

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MEDICAID MONSTER THREATENS GOVERNOR’S SOUND BUDGET

A predictable, overblown reaction from the bigger government lobby at the News and Observer is a clear signal Governor McCrory produced a fiscally responsible budget last week. While limiting overall spending growth below population plus inflation, the Governor devotes an additional $237 million to public education to hire 1400 new teachers, raise teacher pay, buy […]

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ST. VALENTINE’S DAY MORALITY OR MASSACRE?

On Valentine’s Day, the Democratic Party’s shock troops, the Moral Monday protesters, gathered in Raleigh under the command of Moral arbiter in chief, NAACP President William Barber. Reverend Barber bills his protest march as right, namely himself , against wrong, the ”extremist” Republican Legislature. And to put it mildly, the philosophical difference between Barber’s Democrats […]

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education, jobs, economy lead top 2015 state issues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 6, 2015 PRESS INQUIRIES: info@cprnc.org North Carolinians are most concerned with jobs, the economy, and education, and 81% say the state’s economy has stayed the same or gotten better in a statewide poll released Friday by the Carolina Partnership for Reform. Support continues for reforms to the tax structure, with the […]

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HILLARY GOING EXTREMIST?

North Carolina’s Attorney General and other left-wing Democrats brand the Governor and Legislature ” extremist”.  The left cites as extremist the Senate’s natural gas drilling bill that allows the same fracking process used across the nation for oil and gas drilling to be used here.  Anyone going to a gas station can see the benefits […]

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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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