Tag: John Locke Foundation

State tax cut a must after North Carolina citizens told to sacrifice

By Ray Nothstine Raleigh, NC – In the name of safety and at times part political theater, North Carolinians spent over a year following stringent emergency orders because of the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses shuttered, citizens lost their livelihood, millions eschewed…

Cutting corporate tax helps NC consumers

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – With negotiators for the North Carolina House and Senate confirming that they’ve agreed on the broad outlines of a state budget for next year, the prospect of ending the state’s 2.5% corporate income tax…

NC legislative chambers agree to spending amount

By Carolina Journal Staff Raleigh, NC – With the end of the state’s fiscal year just three weeks away, the N.C. House and Senate have reached a deal for the next budget. After weeks of closed negotiations, N.C. Senate and…

North Carolinians remain fiscal conservatives

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – North Carolinians are closely divided when it comes to party preference. Our state has long been one of America’s key political battlegrounds. But when it comes to managing the state’s finances, the conservatives in…