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North Carolina’s Conservative Reforms and Business

This commentary by Becki Gray, vice president for outreach at the John Locke Foundation, was published in the July 2014 edition of Carolina Journal. By Becki Gray Before an entrepreneur considers whether to expand his business or move to a new location, he typically goes through a checklist that includes most, if not all, of these items: • Cost of living and quality of life • Tax burden • Reasonable regulations, preferably including right-to-work laws • Skilled local work force • Well-maintained roads and bridges, reasonable traffic congestion • Natural beauty, perhaps with easy access to mountains or beaches • Easy access to urban hubs and cultural amenities • Low energy costs Fortunately, any business looking at North Carolina can… View Article

I wanted to publicly say how much I appreciate Georgia Public Policy Foundation.  For those of you that will be entering the Legislature or are relatively new you may not quite yet appreciate how much we rely on Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s research and work.  As you know we’re a citizen’s legislature.  We have very little staff. They have been an invaluable, invaluable resource to us.  To put this [Forum] on and the regular programs that they do throughout the year make us better at what we do. (At the 2012 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum.)

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