If your county needs jobs then stop eliminating jobs
This profound headline was inspired by Rep. Dewey Hill who had this to say about the Project Soccer fiasco:
The back-and-forth didn’t satisfy Dewey Hill, a Democratic lawmaker who represents Brunswick County, which had a 10.7 percent unemployment rate in August.
“I’m frustrated,” he said. “We need the jobs.”
Indeed, Southeastern North Carolina does need jobs. That’s why it was a bad idea for Rep. Hill to break with his party and vote for a budget that cut 4,300 jobs from his region.