LEGISLATIVE AGENDA 2015: Smart Choices for North Carolina

North Carolina’s economy is out of balance. Far too many striving families cannot make ends meet and too many communities lack the tools and opportunities they need to succeed and thrive. Enacting policies that put these families and communities first should be the top priority of state leaders.

Click below for the full agenda, which puts forth practical and proven solutions that will reduce obstacles to economic stability for families and communities and put North Carolina’s economy back on track.

  • Adopt revenue systems that are equitable, adequate, support economic opportunity, grow the economy and weather economic downturns
  • Invest adequately in effective programs and services that support low- and moderate-income North Carolinians
  • Put people back to work
  • Support and protect workers
  • Improve North Carolina's health care system
  • Protect tenants
  • Increase access to safe, decent and affordable housing
  • Protect consumers from abusive and predatory lending and debt-collection practices
  • Ensure that low-income people have access to affordable and environmentally sustainable energy
  • Ensure a sound basic education for all children
  • Protect and improve civil rights and access to the courts
  • Address the barriers to re-entry for individuals with criminal convictions
  • Ensure good government and the right to vote
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