Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 39 Issue 4, Apr 1981
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Governor James B. Hunt, Jr., addressed the North Carolina Citizen’s Association on March 18. In his speech, which is presented in this article, Hunt discusses North Carolina’s economic and industrial development goals and how to reach them.
Irving S. Shapiro, the Chairman and CEO of E. I. duPont de Nemours & Company, will address the 40th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Citizens Association on March 18 in Raleigh. In his speech, which is presented in this article, Shapiro discusses how North Carolina is an exemplar in harmonious business-government relationships.
Thomas J. Hackney, Jr. is president of the Hackney Brothers Body Company of Wilson, and Chairman of the Board of North Carolina Citizen’s Association. This article discusses Hackney’s background and the history of the Hackney Brothers company, which was founded in 1854.
Norman E. Johnson is Weyerhaeuser Company’s North Carolina Region Vice President in New Bern, where the company operates a market pulp mill and small sawmill. In this article, Johnson discusses his background in agribusiness and operations of the company.
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.