All posts in Macon

  • budget sales tax plan
    New NC sales tax plan would boost 13 WNC counties
    September 16, 2015, No comments

    A final House and Senate conference report reached the Senate floor on Tuesday morning and was adopted, 33-16 along party lines, roughly eight hours later. A final vote is scheduled for this afternoon (Wednesday). The House, which requires ...

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    Macon County News Exchange coming Aug. 24
    August 6, 2015, No comments

    Please join the award-winning journalists with Carolina Public Press for a free public meeting in Macon County — the seventeenth public forum in The News Exchange series — to discuss in-depth and investigative news across Western North ...

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    Little budging on the NC budget, House pitches bonds
    August 4, 2015, No comments

    Holding up negotiations over an agreement on this session’s two-year budget are key policy changes on Medicaid and education pushed by the Senate. But the main hiccup for budget conferees, so far, has proven to be on the revenue side of t ...