Tag: 10-5-07

Legislative update 10-5-07 from Susan Fisher

I returned to Raleigh last month along with many of my colleagues for a special session to reconsider an economic incentives bill that Governor Easley vetoed in August.  We reached a compromise that encourages large businesses that pay well to stay in North Carolina The compromise bill (House Bill 4 for the extra session) requires the companies to be in one of the state’s poorest counties, to invest $200 million at the site within a six-year period, to employ at least 2,000 full-time employees, to pay for all full-time employees’ health insurance and provide wages 40 percent higher than the county

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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