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Can Your State Pay Its Bills?

“Tax revenues that have not kept up with expenditures . . . significant debt levels as a result of decades of using bonds without being able to pay for them.” Is your state fiscally solvent, or in danger of becoming bankrupt thanks to out of control spending?

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation Releases New TV Ad

May 20, 2014

Tax Reform is Benefiting All North Carolinians RALEIGH – At a press conference this morning Americans for Prosperity Foundation – North Carolina released new statewide television and radio ads highlighting the benefits of the tax reforms passed last year by Governor McCrory and the General Assembly. The ad is part of a comprehensive “Real Solutions” media [...]

The Mercatus Center Ranks NC 33rd in Fiscal Solvency for 2012

February 03, 2014 J

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University has released a chart that ranks states by fiscal solvency, or the ability to pay the bill for all of their long-term liabilities.  The three most financially stable states were Alaska, South Dakota, and North Dakota. Unsurprisingly, finishing in the bottom three were Illinois, Connecticut, and, in dead [...]