FACTSHEET: SB 817 threatens our children's education and our state's future economic health

By Alexandra Forter Sirota
Director, Budget & Tax Center
June 2016
Amending the state constitution to set an arbitrary and low income tax rate would threaten North Carolina’s ability to invest in a quality education for every child in the state. 
Bond projects being pursued by local North Carolina governments for school construction and transportation could also be affected by a rating downgrade.
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