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Governor Martin has proposed to provide more than a billion dollars worth of tax relief during the next four years.
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Betts provides a history of prisons in North Carolina and discusses demographics and overcrowding.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1987, p4-28, il, bibl, f Periodical Website
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Age 65 remains the standard for determining who is and who is not elderly, regardless of other indicators such as physical and mental health, personal circumstances, and economic security.
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Most legislators do not enjoy the short session but it must convene to finish business.
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Strange laws have been passed by the North Carolina General Assembly, such as making a crime out of selling cotton lint at night.
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North Carolina's Secretary of State, Rufus Edmisten, has fewer than half the formal powers that Secretaries of State in other states enjoy, which begs the question, \"Should the North Carolina Secretary of State's duties and powers be expanded?\"
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 11 Issue 4, Aug 1989, p2-20, il, por, bibl, f Periodical Website
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The General Assembly continues the lasting debate on veto power for the Governor.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 12 Issue 2, Mar 1990, p2-12, il, por, bibl, f Periodical Website
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North Carolina has created state agency programs with the sole responsibility of assisting the state's poor.
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371
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North Carolina's gubernatorial succession amendment, which allows the governor and lieutenant governor to serve up to eight years, has had a ripple effect on the General Assembly. Structural improvements in the legislature followed the amendment, and an era of more centralized legislative leadership, more career-oriented legislators, and a more professional atmosphere has been introduced.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 4 Issue 4, Dec 1981, p12-16, il, por
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Betts delineates the introduction and evolution of the North Carolina General Assembly's Budget Session.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 3 Issue 4, Fall 1980, p16-21, il
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450
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Leadership programs in North Carolina generally share the broad goals of developing leadership skills and improving the community, the state, and the region.
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449
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The research in this article leads to ten specific recommendations for North Carolina to consider in improving its elections process.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, June 1991, p20-53, il, bibl, f Periodical Website
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In 1996, the Commission for the Future of Justice and the Courts in North Carolina recommended merit selection of judges to replace current elections. Legislation has been introduced in the 1997 General Assembly for the new process.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 17 Issue 1, May 1997, p72-78, 81-83,86-87,89, il, f Periodical Website
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Betts examines the new direction the state is taking in its economic development efforts under the Republican-led North Carolina General Assembly, including lowering corporate-income tax rates, reducing regulatory burdens, and revamping transportation planning.
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Philip Berger, President Pro Tempore of the North Carolina Senate, is BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA magazine's Mover and Shaker of the Year for shifting the course of the state in a new direction.
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