John Hood: "more free-market and conservative reforms in 2013 than any other state has ever adopted in a single year"
North Carolina’s 2013 General Assembly session is truly historic. The following Carolina Journal article provides a synopsis and commentary from the John Locke Foundation staff of the free-market reforms our state has adopted.
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Free-Market, Conservative Reforms Highlight ‘Historic’ N.C. Legislative Session JLF experts tout gains in taxation, budgeting, education, regulation, transportation
By CJ Staff
Aug. 1st, 2013
RALEIGH — From taxes and spending to regulation, education, and transportation, the 2013 session of the North Carolina General Assembly proved historic in producing positive reforms for state government. That’s the assessment from top John Locke Foundation staffers reviewing this year’s legislative scorecard.
“As far as I can tell, North Carolina adopted more free-market and conservative reforms in 2013 than any other state has ever adopted in a single year,” said JLF President John Hood. “In the great debate about how best to promote economic growth, North Carolina has come down clearly on the side of fiscal conservatism, competition in public services, freedom of choice, and limited government.” Read more…