For the first time in 112 years, the Republicans have taken control of the North Carolina General Assembly.
One issue Republicans will control is redrawing election maps for state House and Senate and congressional districts.
The process occurs every 10 years. North Carolina is special because state law doesn’t grant Democratic Gov. Bev. Perdue veto power over the maps. SOURCE
Pledged to close a potential budget gap of more than $3 billion without raising tax rates.
North Carolina State GOP candidates who won a majority in the General Assembly on Nov. 2 have pledged to close a potential budget gap of more than $3 billion without raising tax rates. They also promised to act fairly on redistricting. SOURCE
Maybe now we will see a change for the better in North Carolina and lower taxes so we can draw in more companies which will create jobs.