By Carter Wrenn, from the “Talking About Politics” blog, May 21,2013 There’re a lot of clever politicians and smart politicians but there’re not many politicians with the courage to take a stand they know is unpopular. The other day, baffled by the raft of tax reform plans floating around the State Legislature, I asked an [...]
By Brad Crone There’s no doubt that Senator Berger’s tax reform plan is an attention getter. The problem, however, is the math just doesn’t add up. Under the GOP tax reform plan, North Carolina’s middle-class families will actually end up paying more in their state taxes while the rich and powerful will pay less. Two [...]
by Chris Fitzsimon Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger’s office issued a press release Sunday night about the Senate budget a few hours before the actual budget itself was online for reporters and citizens to read. Berger’s Chief of Staff Jim Blaine couldn’t understand why reporters also wanted to see the actual budget document at [...]
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