• Mercatus: N.C. No. 15 nationally in fiscal health

    A new report ranking states’ fiscal health puts North Carolina 15th nationally, highlighting the Tar Heel State’s strong revenue and solid pension funding. The report, published July 11 by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, measured changes in the state’s financial stability from 2013 to 2015. The state moved up six slots, from 21st…

  • Talk About A Restraint of Trade

    A new study examines the ways that state government, not the big bad oil industry, interferes with markets in ways that damage the interests of consumers in North Carolina.