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Five legislative acts of the North Carolina General Assembly affect the responsibilities and finances of counties and the state. These include capping the state tax on motor fuels at 29.9 cents per gallon through June 30, 2009 and giving counties the authority to participate in financing highway construction and maintenance. Walden examinees the ramifications for county budgets and transportation choices.
Comparing different states' average teacher salaries to determine which states are paying better can be misleading unless such factors as cost of living, amount of education, experience, and working conditions are considered.
Both the nation and the state posted positive economic growth for the year 1992.
Walden, in opposing the proposed air cargo complex in Kinston, argues that the Global TransPark would be a speculative venture that would risk taxpayers' money and create noise and other environmental problems.
One of the key issues before the 1981 North Carolina General Assembly has been proposals to amend the state’s usury laws that establish the maximum rates of interest banks and allow other financial institutions to charge for loans. In this article, the authors argue that the public interest would best be served by the elimination of all usury laws.