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Fifty States in Fifty Weeks: North Carolina

June 21, 2013

Each week this year (with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas) we will examine the fiscal and economic health of one of the U.S. states. Our 26th state in this series is North Carolina. Here are the top five (or more) things you need to know about the Tar Heel State.

State News Roundup

News Roundup | January 3, 2013

All is not well in North Carolina, according to incoming governor-elect Pat McCrory. Addressing the state’s economic woes in Durham on Wednesday, NewsObserver reports that the state’s $2.5 billion in unemployment insurance debt and high unemployment had McCrory less than optimistic about the immediate future.

State Fact Sheets for November

November 26, 2012

Get the latest on your state’s unemployment rate, economic condition, budget deficit and more with our State Fact Sheets. The most up to date fiscal and economic data for all 50 states in one place.

State News Roundup

News Roundup | September 20, 2012

In South Florida, the median household income continues to fall. In South Florida it has now reached $48,880, in Broward $40,552 and $38,953 in Palm Beach County.

State News Roundup

News Roundup | July 5, 2012

In California, officials are considering an unorthodox use of eminent domain to help homeowners who are struggling to stay current with their mortgages.

State News Roundup

News Roundup | May 3, 2012

Wyoming plans to spend $7 million nationwide on tourism marketing to promote itself to potential tourists. North Carolina receives mixed news about its economy. Private Space flight in FL has promise to bring new jobs to Cape Canaveral.

Radio: Morning Beat with Chad Adams

April 24, 2012

It’s been three years since the Senate passed a budget, but Obama is on the campaign trail in North Carlina. Gretchen Hamel, executive director of Public Notice, joins The Big Talker’s Morning Beat with Chad Adams…

Wednesday Waste

Wednesday Waste | March 21, 2012

In North Carolina the State Auditor’s office has reported that $687,000 dollars in overpayments for unemployment benefits were made from 2009 to 2011.

State News Roundup

News Roundup | March 24, 2011

A California city consider layoffs, New York City makes budget cuts, and North Carolina spends $461 million in federal funds to build a new train station and to make their trains go faster. By 13 minutes.