Last night Wake County Commissioners approved a whopping 10 percent property tax hike on residents, a rate even higher than that recommended by the county manager. From the ... Keep Reading
Given higher taxes and property restrictions, can NC conservatives make inroads with urban voters?
Anybody who glances at the electoral map for recent presidential elections will notice that the Democrat candidate racks up their votes in urban America. In comparison, there are ... Keep Reading
Budget Plan Would Cut Taxes for Most
The state Senate leadership's budget plan is coming into clearer focus, and it's important to realize that its passage would mean the great majority of NC taxpayers will be able to ... Keep Reading
Beth Wood: The rest of the story on late property taxes
North Carolina State Auditor Beth Wood can’t seem to stay out of the news. In early February, Under the Dome reported Wood was late in paying a $1,200 property tax bill on her ... Keep Reading
Pay to Play in Raleigh?
While a much used term in media and political circles, "pay to play" does fairly describe the interlocking circle of money and the support of political agendas in some cases. The ... Keep Reading