Fiscal Cliff http://wunc.org en Coble, Price Weigh In On Budget Negotiations http://wunc.org/post/coble-price-weigh-budget-negotiations <p>North Carolina's members of the House are back in Washington this week as Speaker John Boehner and President Obama try to work out a budget deal before the end of the year. The two leaders are trying to come to an agreement before automatic tax hikes and spending cuts go into effect in January. Republican Representative Howard Coble of Greensboro says Washington should consider cuts or reform for certain entitlement programs.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:41:00 +0000 Will Michaels 6344 at http://wunc.org CFOs Worried About "Fiscal Cliff" http://wunc.org/post/cfos-worried-about-fiscal-cliff <p>Pessimism is growing among Chief Financial Officers as debate continues over how to address the impending “fiscal cliff.”&nbsp; The results of the latest Duke University – CFO Magazine Survey are in.</p><p style="margin-left: 40px; display: block;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Campbell Harvey:</span>&nbsp; "Given the uncertainty of the fiscal cliff, that the CFOs are giving us the very strong message that they have stopped hiring."</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 14:55:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 6222 at http://wunc.org NC Senators Divided On Fiscal Cliff Solution http://wunc.org/post/nc-senators-divided-fiscal-cliff-solution <p>North Carolina's U.S. Senators are as divided as House Republicans and the President over a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. Democratic Senator Kay Hagan today echoed sentiments from the president and fellow Democrats calling for revenue from higher taxes for the wealthiest Americans.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 21:55:00 +0000 Keith Weston 5760 at http://wunc.org Leaders Urge Congress To "Fix the Debt" http://wunc.org/post/leaders-urge-congress-fix-debt <p style="line-height: 15px; margin: 0px 0px 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">Some prominent North Carolinians are joining a national campaign to "Fix the Debt". Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:50:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 5417 at http://wunc.org NC US Senators Say Close Tax Loopholes http://wunc.org/post/nc-us-senators-say-close-tax-loopholes <p style="line-height: 15px; margin: 0px 0px 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">North Carolina’s two US Senators agree eliminating tax loopholes should be part of the equation as congress works to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 11:10:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 5445 at http://wunc.org