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for Carolina Banker Vol. 87 Issue 1, Spring 2008
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This article discusses how the North Carolina Bankers Association has adopted a variety of approaches to present their views to the General Assembly. Successful legislative representation has been attributed to the organization members who have political representation within the General Assembly, or who have established grassroots relationships with legislators through the Legislative Contact Committee.
The North Carolina Film Office is projecting over two-hundred-million dollars in revenue for the 2007 North Carolina film industry. The state has a very competitive tax incentive package, and offers many qualified industry professionals and studios to make it easy for filming to take place. There are about twenty films done every year, and each film brings a lot of money into the state’s economy.
Heath Shuler is a United States Representative for North Carolina’s eleventh congressional district, and a former professional football player. Shuler serves on three committees for small business, rural and urban development, and transportation and infrastructure. Some of the key issues he aims to address are a balanced budget and making the best use of taxpayers’ dollars.
Integrating banking, investments, and insurance together to provide the best customer experience possible is how AF Bank in West Jefferson, North Carolina is competing in the aggressive market. AF Bank has a rich history dating back to 1939, and today there are seven branches. The bank is also dedicated to volunteer work in the local community, and sponsors art and reading programs.