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Over 1,000 Attend Orange Tax Revolt Meeting
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Over 1,000 Attend Orange Tax Revolt Meeting

Over 1,000 attended an Orange Tax Revolt meeting on March 23.  The focus of the meeting was “What We Can Do.”  Numerous times throughout the meeting citizens chanted and waved signs stating “Tax Relief Now”!  Speakers Tom Whisnant and Joe Phelps encouraged the group to stay determined and explained the revaluation appeals process.  Attorney Cynthia Shriner explained the North Carolina statute regarding property tax revaluation.  The group was encouraged to appeal their revaluations and to contact the commissioners to ask that the new property tax values be rescinded and that new tax rate be set below revenue neutral.  Citizens were also encouraged to send letters to the editor of the local newspapers.The event drew local and national media attention with FOX news traveling from Atlanta.  Earlier in the day, the FOX team interviewed Orange County manager Laura Blackmon and Orange county citizen Ned Rigsbee.  Numerous local news stations and newspapers covered the event.

03/24/2009
FreedomWorks North Carolina Activists Call for More Domestic Energy
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FreedomWorks North Carolina Activists Call for More Domestic Energy

FreedomWorks North Carolina Legislative Liaison Kathy Hartkopft writes: On Tuesday, February 17, North Carolina FreedomWorks members visited with Senator Richard Burr and the office staff of Senator Kay Hagan.  At a rally held in Raleigh, activists met up with and thanked Senator Burr for his continued support of energy exploration off the North Carolina coast. Activists visited the Raleigh office of Senator Hagan to encourage her to support the measure.

02/19/2009
FreedomWorks North Carolina Takes on Smoking Ban
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FreedomWorks North Carolina Takes on Smoking Ban

 

02/19/2009

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