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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 showing the bill’s impact on some North Carolina cities and towns.

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Watauga commissioners release recent closed sessions minutes

March 31, 2015, No comments

In response to a Carolina Public Press records request, the board has disclosed backroom conversations covering real estate negotiations, public recor ...

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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 ...

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Jackson commissioners adopt new closed session policy

March 26, 2015, No comments

Prompted by Carolina Public Press's recent investigation into closed sessions, Jackson County commissioners will now regularly review closed minutes f ...