Members of the State House need to reject new corporate welfare programs, and special interest tax carve outs, by voting against House Bill 1224. House Bill 1224 contains several provisions that significantly decrease economic freedom for North Carolina taxpayers. These provisions include: A new “Jobs Catalyst” fund that will allow the Department of Commerce to […]
Budget & Spending Issues
In North Carolina, Opportunity Scholarships are capped to allow only 2,400 students to receive the scholarships. Over 5,500 students applied last year, resulting in a lottery to determine who will have the good fortune to attend a better school. Rather than allocate a good education by the luck of the lottery draw, the General Assembly should […]
Last year, the General Assembly and Governor McCrory passed the Tax Simplification and Reduction Act which simplified the tax code and eliminated many of the state’s tax loopholes. Now special interest groups are pressuring legislators to renew the expiring tax incentives for film production. North Carolina’s film tax incentive gives a tax credit per production […]
Dee Park[img_assist|nid=22550|title=Dee Park|desc=Dee Park|link=none|align=left|width=197|height=300] is the leader and co-founder of Moore TEA Citizens, a citizen activist group in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Under Dees leadership, the group has grown in size from three members in early 2009 to over 1,700 today, making them one of the largest citizen activist groups in North Carolina.