Sarah Curry


Posts by Sarah Curry (page 8)

  • NC is an outlier when it comes to solar projects in Southeast US

    Did you know that NC is the only state in the southeast that has a renewable energy portfolio standard…..?  Take a look at the map below.
    Sarah Curry, August 10, 2015
  • NC one of 28 states that uses Performance Budgeting

    From the National Association of State Budget Officers, to read more see the entire brief here.  …
    Sarah Curry, August 10, 2015
  • Déjà vu? Yes, the State bonds require a local government match

    Having Déjà vu when the state talks about its bond package? Don’t fret….you are! Back in 2000 a state bond package contained a requirement that some localities match state funds for the projects being build using the bond funding. This means that if the county couldn’t afford their matching…
    Sarah Curry, August 6, 2015
  • NC Senate compromise – hopefully NC will have a budget soon

    Yesterday we heard in a press conference the Senate’s plan to speed up the budget process with their compromises.  They have decided to remove their Medicaid reform and economic development provisions from their version of the budget in efforts to pass a state spending plan before the continuing resolution expires…
    Sarah Curry, August 6, 2015
  • NC Senate brags about local income redistribution and free money to private businesses

    Well, the budget still isn’t finished for the State of North Carolina, but the NC Senate has sent out a press release this morning touting their priorities.  They plan to redistribute the sales taxes collected by urban counties and give it to the rural (sorta like a modern day Robin…
    Sarah Curry, August 6, 2015
  • NC Senate ‘give up’ on certain budget items in the name of compromise

    Senator Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) spoke this afternoon to shed light on some major policy decisions regarding the state budget.  In the Senate budget, they included some economic development policy and Medicaid reform ideas that were not very popular with the Governor nor the House.  They have decided to remove these…
    Sarah Curry, August 5, 2015
  • Senate leadership press conference announcement

    This was just sent from the Senate Pro Temp’s Office.  Maybe we will finally know something about the budget…..?…
    Sarah Curry, August 5, 2015
  • JLF study highlighted in Greensboro News & Record

    Today, the News & Record published a story about the report, “Money for nothing? Counties vary in awarding incentives, study shows”.  Click on the link to view the story, and click here to read the study and find out how much your county spent in incentives.
    Sarah Curry, August 5, 2015