Budget & Tax Center


The NC Budget & Tax Center does rigorous, evidence-based analysis on fiscal policy issues with the aim of enabling working families to prosper.

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NC households with children receive the highest average monthly SNAP benefit #SNAPworks #TalkPoverty

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With the new release of poverty data today it's key to remember that #SNAPworks & reaches needy populations #NCpol

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#SNAPworks: Nearly half of NCians receiving SNAP benefits are children #NCpol

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#SOWNC: There is not one NC economy. Employment growth is bypassing rural communities #NCGA #NCpol

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#SOWNC: The road out of poverty leads past the school house #NCGA (See our report http://bit.ly/1dGpN8P)

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#SOWNC: Persistent wage gaps in NC #NCGA (See our report http://bit.ly/1dGpN8P)

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#SOWNC: The ongoing gender gap in North Carolina #NCGA

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#SOWNC: There is not one NC economy. This chart shows vastly different unemployment outcomes by race #NCGA

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#SOWNC: The number of jobs needed to replace recession-era job losses & keep up w/population stands at 491K #NCGA

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#SOWNC: By the 4th year of previous recoveries, NC's economy replaced all lost jobs/added many new jobs #NCGA

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#SOWNC: Job creation is trailing compared to previous economic recoveries #NCGA #JobShortage

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NEW: Schools feel the squeeze, students will lose #NCGA #NCed

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In 1st week back to school, we present a K-12 Logic Problem: More students + fewer teachers ≠ better #NCEd

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As teachers/kids go back to school, we commend them despite #NCGA budget spending less on Ed than in FY2008 #NCEd

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Despite more kids to educate, state K-12 spending is below 2008 fiscal year levels (adjusted for inflation) #NCGA

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Funding is the new budget falls short of what was needed in 4 of the 6 major budget areas--including K-12 #NCGA

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This is what the $524.4 million in lost revenue could be used for in the state budget #NCGA #BetterOptions

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Chart: Final budget falls short of what's needed across several budget areas, including education #NCGA #NCpol

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Who loses under the joint tax plan? Some NCians' wallets will be lighter #NCGA #NCpol

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