Tag: Apple

North Carolina’s corporate welfare insanity is fast heading to a bad place

By Jon Sanders Raleigh, NC – There are two reasons a corporation would take government incentives to move into North Carolina:  because it can because the move can’t happen without the incentives Neither of those reasons is sufficient to justify…

North Carolina’s Apple deal named worst of 2021

By Donna King Raleigh, NC – The $846 million subsidy deal that North Carolina struck with Apple just topped the “year’s worst” list of a nonpartisan economic think tank.  The Center for Economic Accountability selected the 39-year agreement to put…

NC gets a bite at the Apple

By Donna King Raleigh, NC – This week Apple Inc. announced North Carolina will be the new home to a billion-dollar campus working in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and software engineering.  The move will create 3,000 jobs that pay an…

One year after HB2 passed North Carolina economy is booming

Raleigh, NC – Despite dire predictions, one year after HB2 passed, the sky has not fallen and North Carolina remains a regional and national powerhouse. With a projected half-billion surplus and record-setting hotel occupancy and tourism, Governor Cooper and Democratic…