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Old 05-13-2019, 01:36 PM
 
Location: NC
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SC has been better about pro-growth initiatives than NC has IMO. Thy are a pretty good example to follow.

You do need to provide infrastructure support for the outlying areas BUT it requires a public/private partnership to work. Otherwise the money will just disappear and no return on investment will be had.
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Old 05-15-2019, 05:29 AM
 
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SC has been better about pro-growth initiatives than NC has IMO. Thy are a pretty good example to follow.
Can you expound on what you mean by this statement? What are "pro-growth initiatives"?
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Old 05-15-2019, 05:30 AM
 
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If population is declining why invest is infrastructure in those areas? Sounds like a really crappy idea to me. Put the money where it will be used effectively, not where it will go to waste.
Yeah, let them eat cake. Who cares about 80% of the state?
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Old 05-22-2019, 06:46 PM
 
Location: Salisbury,NC
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Latest, Lexington creates a $30/year tax on cars to cover road work and support for Davidson County Public Transport.

Rowan County to leave RE taxes at same mill rate after revaluation.

GOP tax cuts showing up at local levels as tax increases.
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