Economic development

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    When Apple chose Austin over Raleigh for its major new expansion project, some N.C. economic developers fretted about another “loss” for the Tar Heel State. Jon Sanders analyzes Apple’s decision for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts assesses the significance of a recent federal…
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on two lawsuits challenging North Carolina’s new voter ID law. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal argues that North Carolina is the real winner in the Apple sweepstakes.
    Mitch Kokai, December 21, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal reports on the vote to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto and place a photo voter ID requirement into law. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal exposes a key problem with most economic impact studies for taxpayer-funded projects and programs.
    Mitch Kokai, December 20, 2018
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    ‘Losing’ Apple doesn’t mean NC is a loser. Far from it.

    In the last decade, North Carolina policymakers have adopted economic growth policies. We’ve witnessed impressive results from it.
    Jon Sanders, December 14, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    N.C. legislators have loosed restrictions on the state’s targeted tax incentive program for economic development. Jon Sanders explains why that’s a bad idea during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops offers a firsthand account of North Carolina’s charter school development process. UNC-Chapel Hill business…
    Mitch Kokai, December 14, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the bill that would shake up membership of boards overseeing N.C. elections and ethics enforcement. Jon Sanders’ Daily Journal ponders N.C. incentives and Apple’s decision to locate its new expansion in Austin.
    Mitch Kokai, December 14, 2018
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    Boy, am I glad Apple went elsewhere, too

    The jaw-dropping extent of North Carolina's incentives package for this "transformative" project would have eclipsed its benefits for North Carolinians.
    Jon Sanders, December 13, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on one UNC Board of Governors member’s concerns about a “strike” tied to Silent Sam. The Daily Journal highlights divisions within the N.C. Republican Party over the state’s targeted tax incentives.
    Mitch Kokai, December 11, 2018