Can Higher Property Taxes in Orange County Save the Planet?

A question: What can an area that is two-millionths of the planet actually do that would make a difference in the climate surrounding the planet?

Commissioners in Orange County, North Carolina, apparently think proceeds from a quarter-cent property tax increase would do the trick.

To learn more, including a definitive answer to the question “Are you pulling my leg here?”, read my research brief on the topic.

Jon Sanders / Director of Regulatory Studies

Jon Sanders studies regulatory policy, a veritable kudzu of invasive government and unintended consequences. As director of regulatory studies at the John Locke Foundation, Jo...

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