Tag: Mike Easley

Lower spending is the key to fiscal sustainability

unrecognizable man holding wallet with money

By Joseph Coletti Raleigh, NC – As Tears for Fears sang in the 1980s, everybody wants their taxes lower. Well, that might not be the exact line, but the sentiment is shared across the political spectrum. Still, examples in other…

NC past governors budgeted more carefully

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – As a fiscal conservative, I long for the days when North Carolina had responsible governors who responded to recessionary budget gaps with fortitude and common sense. You know, governors like Bev Perdue, Mike Easley,…