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North Carolina is moving toward a dual economy, characterized by booming urban centers and depressed rural areas. The state is striving for economic development that will assist in both areas and address the needs of each.
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North Carolina ranks last in the portion of credit insurance premiums used to pay off policy claims. Concerned industry officials are examining the ways in which the rate can be adjusted to bring North Carolina in line with the rest of the country.
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Government often creates policies and programs that deter rather than encourage older people from living a full and productive life.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Sept 1985, p42-46, il, bibl, f Periodical Website
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Finger presents some possibilities and considerations concerning the creation of a state Environmental Index.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 11 Issue 1, Oct 1988, p2-28, il, bibl, f Periodical Website
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The state government funds three major community-based programs for adult criminal offenders: community penalties, intensive probation and parole, and community service. Each program went through a distinct evolution and faces different prospects for the future.
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The art education curriculum in North Carolina's schools often falls at the bottom of the priority list.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 5 Issue 4, Feb 1983, p46-47, il
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Taxing cigarettes is a sensitive issue in North Carolina. Until 1969, NC was the only state that didn't use a cigarette tax as a source of revenue. The state now wrestles with this issue as revenue becomes more and more scarce while expenditures increase.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 5 Issue 3, Nov 1982, p12-21, il
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362
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The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, long criticized for lacking aggressiveness, is actively seeking to issue tax-exempt housing bonds for low- and moderate-income citizens.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 5 Issue 2, Aug 1982, p2-15, il, bibl, f
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Federal budget cuts will have a definite impact on North Carolina, especially on the Medicaid program.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 5 Issue 1, May 1982, p48-49, il
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380
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North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, James A. Graham, offers his views on the tobacco industry in North Carolina.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 4 Issue 2, June 1981, p41-44, por
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The history of North Carolina in the 20th century, as any history, offers clues to the state's future direction. Information on industry, economics, race relations, death row population, and famous politicians are used as indicators of the state's future.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 3 Issue 3, Summer 1980, p3-30, il
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Agriculture and manufacturing powered the state's economy for decades. Now, at the start of the twenty-first century, the state is moving toward a mixed economy in which family farms decline and service, trade, and government are major job providers.
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Contracting services formerly performed by governments, such as garbage collecting and maintaining highway rest areas, have the potential to save funds and increase accountability and efficiency. Recent budget constraints have prompted a debate within the state on whether state and local governments should move in this direction. Finger discusses how privatization could affect state and local services, including refuse collection, water and sewer systems, state art museum and symphony, hospitals, and prisons.
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24374
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Steve Shorkey works at NCNB and discussed various work-family policies, including a new two-week paternity leave for men.
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This article presents Republican Jim Martin and Democratic Lt. Gov. Bob Jordan’s stances on economic development in the context of their possible run for governor next year.