May 16, 2018

CNN: North Carolina teachers want better pay and they’re marching to fight for it

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Mark Jewell, president of the North Carolina Association of Educators, has said the state could be spending a lot more on schools if it hadn’t shrunk revenues by lowering corporate and personal income tax rates in the past few years.

He points to a 2017 report by the nonpartisan Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, which said North Carolina would have at least $2.8 billion more in annual revenue if legislators had not changed the tax system that existed in 2013. Read more