April 9, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brian Balfour (919) 834-2099 Brian.Balfour@NCCivitas.org RALEIGH – A new internet commercial from the Civitas Institute regarding tax reform has garnered thousands of views in less than two weeks. The video touts the benefits to hard-working North Carolinians from the elimination of the state income tax. The 30-second spot [...]
In the second and final part of this Civitas video interview with Dr. William C. Padgett regarding North Carolina's Certificate of Need (CON) laws, Dr. Padgett discusses the multiple benefits an appropriate assisting living facility would bring to his community. These benefits are being denied, however, by the state's CON laws. Dr. Padgett concludes by urging state lawmakers to form a study committee to seriously evaluate the negative impact CON laws have on the provision of appropriate facilities for North Carolina's elderly and frail population.
Dr. Arthur Laffer, former economic advisor to President Reagan and commonly referred to as the father of supply-side economics sits down with Civitas to discuss how cuts in tax rates bring prosperity. This 15-minute interview is packed with economic insights and experiences coming from one of the most influential economists of the last half century.