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National Forest map via the U.S. Forest Service
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April 27, 2015, No comments

The U.S. Forest Service held a meeting last week that brought together three forest collaborative planning groups. “There was a hunger to move past the contentiousness and frustration…,” a Forest Service spokesman said.

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Raleigh Report: McCrory continues push for road, infrastructure bond vote this fall

April 20, 2015, No comments

The governor is stepping up his effort to get the North Carolina legislature to put the Connect NC program -- aimed at boosting road and infrastructur ...

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press file photo

Raleigh Report: Updated county-by-county, town sales tax plan analysis pinpoints WNC losses, gains

March 31, 2015, No comments

One key tax bill, which would restructure the distribution formula for sales taxes, continues to draw scrutiny, especially after a new analysis showin ...

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More rural WNC would win in new NC sales tax plan as Buncombe, Watauga lose millions

March 27, 2015, No comments

In a Monday press conference, Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown released a plan that would shift from a sales tax distribution formula, a plan that w ...