BTC BRIEF: Seven Fiscal Priorities for North Carolina in 2017

By Alexandra F. Sirota, BTC Director

February 2017

With the start of the 2017 North Carolina General Assembly long legislative session, policymakers will begin the task of crafting a two-year budget where state leaders set forward a vision for our state. In 2017, there should be some clear priorities for policymakers to address, as public investments have fallen short of community needs and failed to ensure that every community can build a stronger economy.
Ahead of the debate, the Budget & Tax Center offers some priorities and principles to guide the budget debate, in an effort to make sure our public investments help build an economy that works for all. 
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