Basic principles. So says former Alabama Congressman Artur Davis. See what Davis means and view the compelling presentation he made on school choice at the Heritage Foundation.
Monthly Archives: January 2013
A couple of items published in the last few days provide still more evidence that high income taxes hurt state economic growth. This article from the New York Post includes anecdotal evidence discussing what most suspect: New York’s high income taxes are prompting successful professionals to leave for no-income tax Florida. These people bring their [...]
Gov. Pat McCrory raised a ruckus by suggesting yesterday that state colleges should shift away from academic studies “that have no chance of getting people jobs.” This, as the classic quip has it, is a political gaffe — saying an unpalatable truth out loud. There are way too many college students taking classes that won’t [...]
You’ve heard the controversy about the proposal to eliminate North Carolina’s income taxes, you may have read the study evaluating how that would benefit our economy, and hopefully you’ve signed the petition. Now you can check out this brief 3 1/2-minute video discussing why tax modernization is needed in NC and why income tax elimination would [...]
NC House Speaker Thom Tillis provided some hints as to what the General Assembly may do this year. Here is what I took away from it. He sounded confident that the GA could keep the budget numbers looking OK, compared the nearly $3 billion debt that loomed three years ago. On K-12 schools, look for [...]