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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 18 Issue 9, February 1961
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With the sole purpose of the high-volume production of miniature precision rotary components, Kearfott's Asheville plant is a unique avionic industrial plant containing 86000 square feet. The plant is designed with the view toward the most efficient production flow, including modern equipment, and 850 carefully screen employees.
The United States' citizens are now carrying the highest tax burdens in the country's history. In 1960, all local governments spent $29 billion. State budgets spent 25%, or $8 billion on education, while the average four person household spends about $3700 of its annual $6000 income for goods and services.
The Federal public debt increased to over $284.9 billion in 1961. For North Carolina, the public debt amounted to over $253 million.