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WBTV Charlotte
Foreign worker loophole concerns some NC lawmakerssay that’s troubling. “If we’re recruiting jobs for North Carolina, they shoul
Foreign worker loophole concerns some NC lawmakers
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
say that’s troubling. “If we’re recruiting jobs for North Carolina, they should be for North Carolinians,” said Sen. Bob Rucho, a Matthews Republican. “How fair is that?” Lawmakers said they will investigate possible changes that would ban... Read more
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The News & Observer
TV broadcasters call NC customers to fight tax proposalNorquist, usually an NC GOP ally Broadcasters say they face 30-fold increase,
TV broadcasters call NC customers to fight tax proposal
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
Norquist, usually an NC GOP ally Broadcasters say they face 30-fold increase, ‘unfair, exorbitant tax’ Republican Sen. Bob Rucho: ‘I’m offended by that kind of action and that kind of greed.’ Grover Norquist, right, founder of Americans for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Income tax cap would cut NC’s options in a crisison income tax wrong Panders in an election year Serious trouble in the future
Income tax cap would cut NC’s options in a crisis
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
on income tax wrong Panders in an election year Serious trouble in the future Senate Finance Committee Chairman Bob Rucho of Mecklenburg County is backing a constitutional amendment to cap the state income tax at 5.5 percent. Robert... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC educators lobby in Raleighuse us like this in an election year, you are not going to pit us against other
NC educators lobby in Raleigh
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
use us like this in an election year, you are not going to pit us against other state workers." Republican State Senator Bob Rucho argues a 6% raise will increase pay, is good for teachers, and said there is no politics behind teacher raises... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC Senate considers 5 percent income tax limit in constitutionto make higher interest payments and pushes up the cost of new bond-financed pr
NC Senate considers 5 percent income tax limit in constitution
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
to make higher interest payments and pushes up the cost of new bond-financed projects.” Senate Finance Committee Chairman Bob Rucho said the memo was “false”; he did not allow a representative from the treasurer’s office to speak. Cowell is a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Voters could be asked to lock in lower income taxwill go down to 5.499 percent for 2017. The corporate rate is 4 percent. “It d
Voters could be asked to lock in lower income tax
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
will go down to 5.499 percent for 2017. The corporate rate is 4 percent. “It doesn't drive the rate down any,” said Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, a bill sponsor. “All it does is sets the cap on there so we’re in line with what we've been... Read more
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The News & Observer
Sales tax collections would grow under Senate budget plannot to pick winners and losers in our tax reform, and this is an example of tha
Sales tax collections would grow under Senate budget plan
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
not to pick winners and losers in our tax reform, and this is an example of that,” said Senate Finance Committee chairman Bob Rucho, a Mecklenburg County Republican. “We’re treating every business the same, which is what our intention was last... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Senate budget weightier on teacher raises, policy changesfirst approved last fall and in effect for the past three months — would bring
Senate budget weightier on teacher raises, policy changes
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 23 days ago
first approved last fall and in effect for the past three months — would bring in an additional $35 million next year. Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, said the changes are part of an evolving effort to base the state's tax system more on consumption... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in the NC General Assemblyand decouples from certain provisions of the federal Protecting Americans from
Votes in the NC General Assembly
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 28 days ago
and decouples from certain provisions of the federal Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015. Introduced by Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg.

Adopted 71-39. Enrolled in the N.C. General Statutes.

Voting yes:... Read more

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The Star
Watchdog: Your lawmakers' votes this weekand decouples from certain provisions of the federal Protecting Americans from
Watchdog: Your lawmakers' votes this week
The Star / Posted 28 days ago
and decouples from certain provisions of the federal Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015. Introduced by Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg.Adopted 71-39. Enrolled in the N.C. General Statutes.YESDana Bumgardner, Jason Saine, John... Read more

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