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Tax Free Holiday Cancelled

September 13, 2014

“HEY, NORTH CAROLINA—THANKS FOR ALL THOSE SHOPPERS!” –Your Lucky Neighboring States Raleigh canceled NC’s popular tax-free holiday for back-to-school shopping. Where did NC shoppers go? Tennessee! Virginia! South Carolina! To any state thoughtful enough to give family budgets a break. Why did Raleigh do it? All that money going to tax breaks for the wealthy […]

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Manteo Precinct to meet

September 12, 2014

The Manteo Precinct will meet on Sat. Sept 13th at the Dare county Head Start building on Sir Walter Raleigh St.in Manteo. The meeting will begin at 9:00 am.

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HOW MANY NC CANDIDATES CAN A CORPORATION BUY?

September 11, 2014

As many as they want; the U. S. Supreme Court has ruled that ‘corporations are people’ and they’re out-spending you and me by a long shot. Next year, these gigantic companies can fund non-candidate groups with absolutely no limit on their contributions! These special interest clubs support candidates through the back door by spending millions […]

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Did you know? The truth about teacher pay and raises – the devil is in the details

September 9, 2014

This year, the budget allocates recurring funds to finance an average 7% pay increase.  If you look at the devil in those details, you’ll find that:  Teachers salaries remain frozen for five year periods (see the step schedule) The new salary schedule does not encourage experienced teachers to stay in the profession.  Teachers who currently […]

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