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Civitas Poll: North Carolinians support tax cuts

The Civitas Institute released a poll today showing North Carolinians are in favor of tax cuts to spur job growth by a large number. According to the live caller poll of 600 likely voters, 77 percent said they would support cutting taxes to encourage job creation even if it may require additional cuts in government […]

By |December 21st, 2010|Raleigh|0 Comments

Mint Hill crime report: Stolen vehicle and vandalism

A vehicle was reported stolen at Queen’s Grant High School (10323 Idlewild Road) on Saturday. Police recorded the incident at 6:49 am. And there were two incidents of Criminal Damage to Property (vandalism) that were reported yesterday in Brighton Park. The first was reported at 3:11 am in the 6900 block of Evans Road and […]

By |December 20th, 2010|Police|0 Comments

Myrick named Vice Chair of Energy and Commerce Committee

US Representative Sue Myrick (NC-09) was named the Vice Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for the 112th Congress.

“I am honored to have been selected by my colleagues to serve in this position” Myrick said. “We currently face many challenges as a country, and I look forward to working with Chairman Upton and the Members of the Committee toward solutions and legislation that will benefit the American people.”

“Representative Myrick will be a tremendous asset as Committee Vice Chair, and I am pleased to have her as a member of our leadership team as we work to repeal the new health care law, protect the sanctity of life, cut spending, fight job-killing regulations, fortify our energy security, and help create jobs,” said Fred Upton, incoming Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Myrick also announced yesterday that she voted in favor of HR 4853, the Middle Class Tax Relief Act. […]

By |December 17th, 2010|Washington|0 Comments

This week’s paper: Butler wins state football title, town hall construction and coloring contest

Is Mint Hill “Youth Football, USA?” We already know about Independence’s amazing win streak three years ago—the best of any public high school in history. But now Butler is at it. They have won 31 consecutive games and two state 4AA titles. Despite off the field issue, the Bulldogs dominated every team they played this […]

By |December 16th, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment