Two different perspectives on the state
In his commentary “Perdue’s inconsistent compassion,” Chris Fitzsimon commends Gov. Perdue for her position on several issues but wishes she’d stand up to special interests more often than she does.
A new brief released by the NC Budget & Tax Center finds that per capita spending by the state is at a thirteen year low. What does that mean in the longer term? Read the report edited by Elaine Mejia entitled “Down in the Valley: General Fund Appropriations Per Person Lowest in 13 Years.“