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North Carolina needs fiscal relief

That’s the topic of a new column I wrote for the Durham Herald-Sun.

The main thrust:

North Carolina is strongest when our vital public structures are strongest … Protecting these critical public investments is the key to a strong middle class, a high quality of life and shared prosperity.

We’re all in this together. Both state and federal policymakers have a role to play. Now that North Carolina’s budget is complete, it’s time for the national government to address this national crisis. That means badly needed fiscal relief for states.

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