Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for NC Insight Vol. 5 Issue 3, Nov 1982
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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.
The issue is whether or not the Lt. Governor's duties and powers fall under the legislative or the executive branch of government.
The major issues facing the 1983 General Assembly include the state budget, social service and education programs, highway funding, and drunk driving legislation.