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Crime is back as a voting issue in North Carolina

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – Violent crime is on the rise in North Carolina — up 18% since 2018. Voter concern about crime is also rising. It played a key role in the 2020 elections. It will probably do…

Surge in violence demands attention

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – While North Carolina continues to outperform the rest of the country on a range of economic and social indicators, its leaders can’t afford to overlook a flashing red light on the state’s dashboard: violent…