Representative Bell speaks with Gary Salamido, Vice President of Government Affairs for the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
Breaking a 140-year streak of one-party rule in North Carolina, in 2011 Republicans gained the majority in both chambers of the state legislature. And they went right to work implementing a whole host of pro-growth reforms which have powered an economic recovery that’s the envy of the nation. Since 2011, North Carolinians have enjoyed more […]
North Carolina’s economy continues to recover and grow at a faster and stronger rate than others in our region and in the nation as whole. NC is a national model in reforms that work. Since 2013, 300,000 net new jobs, unemployment rate cut in half, incomes up. Today’s news from the US Census about US […]
[youtube_sc url=”https://youtu.be/as4S0Ae-CWc” width=”580″ modestbranding=”1″ autohide=”1″ fs=”1″ border=”1″ hd=”1″] The latest economic figures for North Carolina are in. Lt. Governor Dan Forest shares the great news with you since the media neglects to report the positive numbers.
From WRAL: Report: NC economy surges ‘very strong’ 3.4% RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s economy is surging with an index of data climbing to its highest point in two years, says NCSU economist Dr. Michael Walden. The economy’s improvement is reflected in the state’s jobless rate, which fell to 5.4 percent in April. That’s the lowest […]
[youtube_sc url=”https://youtu.be/P9ga3ELIUDA” width=”580″ modestbranding=”1″ autohide=”1″ fs=”1″ border=”1″ hd=”1″] Although it’s still too early to tell what effects last year’s welfare reform initiative will have on North Carolina, similar policies put in place by the state of Maine in 2014 have already proved to be extremely successful in breaking the chains of poverty in the Pine Tree State. In July 2014, Republican Governor […]
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that for the second year in a row, North Carolina ranks first in the nation on a closely watched measurement of state business competitiveness. Site Selection magazine’s 2016 ‘Prosperity Cup’ is awarded based on ten factors of economic performance, including the total number of new and expanded facilities in the […]
North Carolina Ranks #1 Fastest Growing Economy Since 2013 Here’s something you might not hear from the mainstream media: since 2013, North Carolina has the #1 fastest growing economy in the nation, according to the latest data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis. The state’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has […]