Tag: state budget

Fiscal report card fails to account for North Carolina’s budget restraint

By Julie Havlak Raleigh, NC – North Carolina received a “C” for poor fiscal management from the national nonprofit Truth in Accounting. But the Tar Heel State is doing much better than the report suggests.  North Carolina’s poor grade ignores a…

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,…