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Thursday, 30 December 2021 09:57

N.C.’s Apple deal named worst of 2021

RALEIGH — The $846 million subsidy deal that North Carolina struck with Apple just topped the “year’s worst” list of a nonpartisan economic think tank. The Center for Economic Accountability selected the 39-year agreement to put Apple’s campus in Research Triangle Park as the “Worst Economic Development Deal of the Year,” saying that its annual $21 million cost to the state led the list of reasons.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control system has a new commissioner. It gets continued reassurance from its boards and warehouse operator that they’ll get it right and, to that end, the newly created ABC Advisory Committee meant to push them to do so.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina ranks just outside of the top 10 states, at No. 11, in the latest Tax Foundation State Business Tax Climate Index.

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"Today," the White House announced on Dec. 13,  "the President is taking decisive action to promote fiscal stewardship by improving the Government’s service delivery to its customers, the American people." Joe Biden's latest executive order "includes 36 customer experience (CX) improvement commitments across 17 Federal agencies."

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College's Small Business Center director, Butch Farrah, received an award from the North Carolina Community College Small Business Center for the assistance he provided in the start up of a new business.

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RALEIGH —State Sen. Tom McInnis was recently named one of the top 10 business-friendly senators.

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RALEIGH — Having trouble getting a hair appointment or other services? There are three bills sitting in the Senate Rules Committee that sponsors say would loosen bureaucratic red tape for some small service businesses. Bill sponsors are eager to see them move before lawmakers adjourn for the year.

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RALEIGH — A top publication for corporate real estate and expansion planning named North Carolina as tops in the country in terms of a friendly business climate.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College has added new services and new class locations, as well as expanded its community outreach for its Adult Education division. 

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