Tag:Rep. Nelson Dollar

  • Proposal would give tax relief to disabled veterans

    A state legislator is hoping to give disabled veterans and spouses of fallen first responders a break on their property tax bills. Rep. Nelson Dollar, R-Wake, as filed a bill removing homestead exemption caps for disabled veterans. “Currently for disabled veterans the homestead exclusion is only up to…

  • Look for more tax reform in 2017

    As legislative Republicans return to Raleigh, additional tax reforms will be on their agenda. The 2017 session opens in earnest Wednesday, and the leaders of the House and Senate have said they want to continue the pace of tax reform, including lowering personal income taxes and spreading the sales tax…

  • Trump’s first-day actions make Medicaid expansion less likely

    An executive order by President Donald Trump along with a regulatory freeze announced by his chief of staff place new barriers between Gov. Roy Cooper and his plan to expand Medicaid in North Carolina, experts say. A restraining order issued in federal court is blocking Gov. Roy Cooper’s $6 billion…