The fact that Jim Davis refers to the radical budget being proposed down in Raleigh as the state “living within its means” is a joke. The farce of this proposal is the false notion that businesses are being wildly burdened and that our private sector suffers.
Unmentioned is N.C. remaining as the “No. 2 Best State for Business” awarded by 500 CEOs in Chief Executive Magazine. How is our great state outdoing the vast majority of other states, if the government is “on the back” of jobcreating businesses? Thanks to North Carolina’s educated workforce N.C. has shifted from manufacturing to more knowledge-based jobs such as banks, high-tech endeavors and pharmaceuticals.