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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 8 Issue 8, December 1950
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In contrast to the expansion of General Fund expenditures from 1934 to 1949, the basic structure of North Carolina's taxing laws have not changed. Along with the increase in expenditures, revenue bills have been written for debt retirement, permanent improvements, and school house construction.
Beginning with the depression era and the governance of John C.B. Ehringhaus, the past eighteen years of North Carolina's financial administration and support of state services have been on an upswing in terms of both revenue and expenditures.
1953 will end two decades of of an increase in public revenues, expansion of state services, and public spending. The largest contribution to the expansion of public services and spending has been to public education and other charitable services such as hospitals.