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At various times in our state’s history we’ve been compared to Rip Van Winkle, the lethargic sleepy-head, or the Dixie Dynamo,” a fast-moving, progressive economic engine.
At various times in our state’s history we’ve been compared to Rip Van Winkle, the lethargic sleepy-head, or the Dixie Dynamo,” a fast-moving, progressive economic engine.
 
North Carolina’s unemployment rate has dropped from the 10.9 percent 2010 high we experienced following The Great Recession to 4.0 percent in October. But that’s not uniform across the state.
North Carolina’s unemployment rate has dropped from the 10.9 percent 2010 high we experienced following The Great Recession to 4.0 percent in October. But that’s not uniform across the state.
 
The unemployment rate among those with a high school education is 3.9 percent.
The unemployment rate among those with a high school education is 3.9 percent.
 
North Carolina’s economy continues to show strength. Last week the Department of Commerce reported the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 4.2 percent
North Carolina’s economy continues to show strength. Last week the Department of Commerce reported the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 4.2 percent
 
North Carolina's labor market ended 2016 on a strong note. Total employment in the state hit 4,360,200 jobs in December, up two percent from the December 2015 figure
North Carolina's labor market ended 2016 on a strong note. Total employment in the state hit 4,360,200 jobs in December, up two percent from the December 2015 figure
 
Tuesday's edition of the Raleigh News & Observer included a fact-free editorial by a staffer of the George Soros-funded Budget & Tax Center - a project of the NC Justice Center.
Tuesday's edition of the Raleigh News & Observer included a fact-free editorial by a staffer of the George Soros-funded Budget & Tax Center - a project of the NC Justice Center.
 
The title of a recent Raleigh News and Observer article — “Economy in North Carolina is a Mixed Bag” — gives away the story’s conclusion. Of course, this conclusion is a rather trivial one that probably could be reached for every state in the union at any period in history.
The title of a recent Raleigh News and Observer article — “Economy in North Carolina is a Mixed Bag” — gives away the story’s conclusion. Of course, this conclusion is a rather trivial one that probably could be reached for every state in the union at any period in history.
 
"North Carolina's recent, major changes in economic policy have resulted, thus far, in sizable increases in economic growth, employment, and salaries, and reductions in unemployment rates."
"North Carolina's recent, major changes in economic policy have resulted, thus far, in sizable increases in economic growth, employment, and salaries, and reductions in unemployment rates."
 
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped even lower to 4.6 percent in August, the lowest since April 2007.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped even lower to 4.6 percent in August, the lowest since April 2007.
 
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped even lower to 4.6 percent in August, the lowest since April 2007
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped even lower to 4.6 percent in August, the lowest since April 2007
 
Is the full picture of our labor market captured in the official unemployment rate?
Is the full picture of our labor market captured in the official unemployment rate?
 
Progressive critics of North Carolina's historic 2013 tax reforms are quick to seize on topline unemployment rate figures in an attempt to discredit the rate cuts. But a closer look shows that in fact our state has enjoyed stellar job growth since taxes were cut.
Progressive critics of North Carolina's historic 2013 tax reforms are quick to seize on topline unemployment rate figures in an attempt to discredit the rate cuts. But a closer look shows that in fact our state has enjoyed stellar job growth since taxes were cut.
 
The United States economy expanded at .2% for the first quarter, 2015, which is better than zero expansion in GDP (Gross Domestic Product), which is better than negative expansion, but not an economy that anyone should be proud of; certainly not the Obama Administration.
The United States economy expanded at .2% for the first quarter, 2015, which is better than zero expansion in GDP (Gross Domestic Product), which is better than negative expansion, but not an economy that anyone should be proud of; certainly not the Obama Administration.
 
Members of the North Carolina General Assembly returned to Raleigh last Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 to begin the official business of the 2015-2016 legislative session.
Members of the North Carolina General Assembly returned to Raleigh last Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 to begin the official business of the 2015-2016 legislative session.
 
The writer of Ecclesiastes was correct. For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven.
The writer of Ecclesiastes was correct. For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven.
 
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased to 5.5 percent in December, adding more than 15,000 jobs over the month and 191,800 since the governor took office
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased to 5.5 percent in December, adding more than 15,000 jobs over the month and 191,800 since the governor took office
 
Not much, it would seem. Yet according to the latest data, they are among the states leading the national pack in economic performance. The closer you look at the list of top performers, the more you start to see patterns that help explain why some states are faring well and others aren't within...
Not much, it would seem. Yet according to the latest data, they are among the states leading the national pack in economic performance. The closer you look at the list of top performers, the more you start to see patterns that help explain why some states are faring well and others aren't within...
 
It has been said, "No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session." That should be the guiding principle for all legislative sessions: convene, get the work done and go home. I think 2014's short session of the North Carolina General Assembly will be quick and to...
It has been said, "No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session." That should be the guiding principle for all legislative sessions: convene, get the work done and go home. I think 2014's short session of the North Carolina General Assembly will be quick and to...
 
How serious are our state leaders about economic growth and long-term recovery? Are they committed to broadening the base of taxpayers so that everyone pays something and nearly everyone pays less? Will they stand strong to continue the reforms that are turning the state around?
How serious are our state leaders about economic growth and long-term recovery? Are they committed to broadening the base of taxpayers so that everyone pays something and nearly everyone pays less? Will they stand strong to continue the reforms that are turning the state around?
 
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in March, adding over 10,000 jobs in the past month and 56,000 over the last year.
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in March, adding over 10,000 jobs in the past month and 56,000 over the last year.
 
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped to 6.4 percent, the first time it has been lower than the national average since March 2006.
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped to 6.4 percent, the first time it has been lower than the national average since March 2006.
 
House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Mecklenburg) and Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) issued the following joint statement Monday in response to North Carolina's unemployment rate dropping to its lowest level since August 2008.
House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Mecklenburg) and Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) issued the following joint statement Monday in response to North Carolina's unemployment rate dropping to its lowest level since August 2008.
 
When Republicans took control of the legislature in January 2011, North Carolina's economy was strug­gling, the unemployment rate was 10.4%, citizens and businesses were burdened with a 1930s Depression-era tax code, and the state owed the federal government $2.5 billion.
When Republicans took control of the legislature in January 2011, North Carolina's economy was strug­gling, the unemployment rate was 10.4%, citizens and businesses were burdened with a 1930s Depression-era tax code, and the state owed the federal government $2.5 billion.
 
North Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped sharply last month to 7.4 percent – the lowest rate in over five years.
North Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped sharply last month to 7.4 percent – the lowest rate in over five years.
 
As one who was born and raised in Eastern Carolina I hate to see what is happening to this rural region.
As one who was born and raised in Eastern Carolina I hate to see what is happening to this rural region.
 
In state politics, most people cite the unemployment rate as a proxy for the performance of North Carolina's economy. They also tend to describe...
In state politics, most people cite the unemployment rate as a proxy for the performance of North Carolina's economy. They also tend to describe...
 
Just about every political cause in Raleigh is being pitched as a spur to economic growth. It's easy to see why. North Carolina continues to post...
Just about every political cause in Raleigh is being pitched as a spur to economic growth. It's easy to see why. North Carolina continues to post...
 
Once again, we have been treated to yet another example that says that either Barack Obama is the worse liar to ever serve as president, or the most ignorant in terms of economics we have ever had.
Once again, we have been treated to yet another example that says that either Barack Obama is the worse liar to ever serve as president, or the most ignorant in terms of economics we have ever had.
 
"Great News on Jobs" crowed The Washington Post. The government reports that 236,000 jobs were "created" in February and the unemployment rate fell from 7.9 to 7.7 percent.
"Great News on Jobs" crowed The Washington Post. The government reports that 236,000 jobs were "created" in February and the unemployment rate fell from 7.9 to 7.7 percent.
 
A change in North Carolina's tax code is coming this year. The most likely outcome will be a reduction in the reliance on our state's income taxes and more of a reliance on an expanded sales tax.
A change in North Carolina's tax code is coming this year. The most likely outcome will be a reduction in the reliance on our state's income taxes and more of a reliance on an expanded sales tax.
 
The experts say the recession ended in 2009; the people in North Carolina say it's still going on. Moreover, by a large margin they expect it to drag on for two years or more.
The experts say the recession ended in 2009; the people in North Carolina say it's still going on. Moreover, by a large margin they expect it to drag on for two years or more.
 
North Carolina's unemployment rate has been 9.4 percent for the past three months. That statistic certainly helps to identify our labor market as one of the weakest in the country.
North Carolina's unemployment rate has been 9.4 percent for the past three months. That statistic certainly helps to identify our labor market as one of the weakest in the country.
 
The nation's unemployment rate rose slightly in July, to a seasonally adjusted 8.3 percent, even though the employment survey showed the largest seasonally adjusted job gain in five months.
The nation's unemployment rate rose slightly in July, to a seasonally adjusted 8.3 percent, even though the employment survey showed the largest seasonally adjusted job gain in five months.
 
North Carolina's unemployment rate fell in April by three-tenths of a point, to 9.4 percent. Good news? Not really.
North Carolina's unemployment rate fell in April by three-tenths of a point, to 9.4 percent. Good news? Not really.
 
In unadjusted terms, the state added 20,000 jobs in April; over the past year, the number of jobs statewide has risen by 26,600. The vast majority of those gains have been in the private sector, which has accounted for 25,900 of the jobs added since April 2011.
In unadjusted terms, the state added 20,000 jobs in April; over the past year, the number of jobs statewide has risen by 26,600. The vast majority of those gains have been in the private sector, which has accounted for 25,900 of the jobs added since April 2011.
 
North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points in March to a seasonally adjusted rate of 9.7 percent as the number of unemployed fell and the number of people with jobs rose.
North Carolina's unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points in March to a seasonally adjusted rate of 9.7 percent as the number of unemployed fell and the number of people with jobs rose.
 
Unemployment figures for March 2011, released today by the North Carolina Employment Security Commission, show Beaufort County's unemployment rate improving for the second-consecutive month.
Unemployment figures for March 2011, released today by the North Carolina Employment Security Commission, show Beaufort County's unemployment rate improving for the second-consecutive month.
 
In February 2011, according to the NCESC, the percentage of Beaufort County residents, over the age of 15, who reported being unsuccessful in procuring employment for pay was 10.7 percent.
In February 2011, according to the NCESC, the percentage of Beaufort County residents, over the age of 15, who reported being unsuccessful in procuring employment for pay was 10.7 percent.
 
Unless state legislators take swift action, beginning Apr. 16, the maximum number of weeks for which a North Carolina resident can file for unemployment benefits is set to be reduced from 99 to 79.
Unless state legislators take swift action, beginning Apr. 16, the maximum number of weeks for which a North Carolina resident can file for unemployment benefits is set to be reduced from 99 to 79.
 
Even though the unemployment rate was nearly two points lower in December 2010 than in January 2010, there were nearly 700 less people employed at the end of the year.
Even though the unemployment rate was nearly two points lower in December 2010 than in January 2010, there were nearly 700 less people employed at the end of the year.
 
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