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30182
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The 1953 North Carolina General Assembly will face struggles dealing with the problem of appropriations for the coming years. Given the heavy tax-take by the federal government and heavy industrial growth, the General Assembly will have to estimate how much will be available for allocation, which is estimated to not be enough for all major expenditures of the state. For example, a major consideration is the expansion of the main highway system through the state.
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30181
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A tabulation of votes prepared by the Council of State Chambers of Commerce shows the efforts of various members of the 82 Congress to deal with appropriations before the season's first session. On votes such as public health, post office appropriations, and defense housing, North Carolina congressmen voted at a range of votes for both economy and spending.
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30180
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Given North Carolina's average contribution of 1.53 percent, the proposed federal budget for 1953 would cost the state over $1 billion. This amount is over five times the amount North Carolina as a state spends on all governmental services, including roads, schools, and other state departments and agencies.
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30178
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The textile industry is as old as American country itself, but it is a large and essential industry for North Carolina. As one of North Carolina's first industries, textiles have played a role in developing the state from a purely agricultural society to one of balanced industry and agriculture.
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30183
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In 1951, over 100 new industries began or planned construction of plants in North Carolina, with an addition of over 50 industrial establishments throughout the year. In industries as varied as ammunition, hosiery, chemicals and fabric, over $140,000,000 was invested throughout the state.
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30179
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When the fiscal budget for 1953 was handed to Congress, there were shocked reactions to the size of the budget and that a proposed tax increase would not be provided. If the estimates prove correct, there would be a deficit of over $14 billion.
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30195
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Opened near Blowing Rock, North Carolina on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Parkway Craft Center is a place to show off the crafts of Southern Appalachia. The Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Inc. which runs the Center, will provide call for demonstrations of weaving, pottery, metal work and other crafts of the region.
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30194
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In a region historically associated with cotton, the Southeast is now the leader in a new industry: synthetic fibers. The rapid expansion of this private industry is being fueled by military construction, newsprint production, and textile products.
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