September 28, 2022

North Carolina Budget & Tax Center: Missing the Mark for North Carolina

ITEP Work in Action

Inflation isn’t just a pocketbook problem, it’s a budget problem as well. Governments feel the pinch of gas prices climbing higher, food becoming more expensive, and increased competition from private sector employers as well as most of the impacts of inflation that affect consumers and businesses. Unfortunately, the 2022-23 budget allows inflation to undermine the real level of investment that North Carolina is making in everything from K-12 education to public safety.

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