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GOP chairman blasts Perdue’s pursuit of temporary tax hike

Tom Fetzer, chairman of the N.C. Republican Party, criticizes Gov. Beverly Perdue for pursuing $1.6 billion in tax increases, including a temporary sales-tax increase. Fetzer notes that temporary tax hikes tend to linger longer than promised. He delivered these remarks during a July 9, 2009, news conference at state GOP headquarters.