THE ANTI-REFORMERS, PART 3: HOW MUCH TAX $$$ IS ENOUGH FOR COLE PHELPS?

THE ANTI-REFORMERS, PART 3: HOW MUCH TAX $$$ IS ENOUGH FOR COLE PHELPS?

Cole Phelps isn’t just another anti-reformer promising higher taxes, like Michael Garrett and John Campbell. In his short career...

June 12, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED ON JULY 8, 1996?

That’s the day Senate Redistricting Committee Chairman Roy Cooper told Attorney General Mike Easley it wasn’t feasible to draw...

June 9, 2017

ROY’S FEEBLE MEMORY

Governor Cooper must have a fading memory. He’s fuming about alleged racial gerrymandering and partisan redistricting and demanding an...

May 11, 2017

COOPER SELLS OUT AGRICULTURE FOR LAWYERS

When Mountaire Farms, one of the big poultry producers, announced 65 new jobs, Governor Cooper sang their praise and...

May 2, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA FOLLOWING GROWTH STRATEGIES

Scott Minard of Guggenheim Partners is a respected Wall Street voice. He recently wrote about the key points of...

April 27, 2017

MORE FAMILY INCOME TAX FREE

The Trump tax reform would make the first $24,000 of family income tax free. The N. C. Senate’s middle...

April 26, 2017

SOCIALISM, SANDERS AND STARVATION

The polls say Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in America. Sanders. The socialist. Meanwhile, the average Venezuelan...

April 25, 2017

TAX CUTS BOOST REVENUE

Do tax cuts blow up the budget? History says no. In FY 2014, Fiscal Research projected revenue collections in...

April 21, 2017

MEDICAID EXPANSION ATTACKS DISABLED CHILDREN

Thanks to a few limelight-seeking politicians, Obamacare and its Medicaid expansion will likely never be cut, much less repealed,...

April 20, 2017

RECRUIT AMAZON TAX REFORM?

Buried in the Senate’s Billion Dollar middle Class Tax Cut is a corporate tax change rewarding companies that invest...

April 19, 2017

STRANGLING MARKET RAISES HEALTHCARE COSTS

While Governor Cooper wants to grow welfare by spending $3-$6 billion of our money to give free healthcare to...

April 18, 2017

ARIZONA GOES BIG ON SCHOOL CHOICE. WHERE IS N. C.?

We have been begging the reform majority to quit nibbling around the edges and go big on school choice,...

April 7, 2017

VOTE BUYING IN RALEIGH

And here we thought the conservative majority was about reform. But up pops a $714 million, bipartisan monstrosity  in...