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

Rep. Chuck McGrady, R-Henderson, listens during a recent meeting of the House Environment Committee. Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: Disagreements simmer between governor, legislature

March 23, 2015, No comments

While tensions rise between the governor and state legislators, bills regarding NC vaccination exemptions and school calendars for systems throughout ...

Open Government, Sylva. Matt Rose/Carolina Public Press

Newsmakers video: The Best & Worst of WNC Open Government

March 23, 2015, No comments

Carolina Public Press's Newsmakers forum in Sylva on March 20 drew dozens of people to the nonpartisan event, which focused on open government challen ...