In 2011, regulatory red tape burdened North Carolina businesses, employees, taxpayers and the state economy. The unemployment rate was among the top five worst in the country, and the state faced a $3.1 billion budget gap. In 2011, North Carolina faced a struggling economy and a daunting $3.1 billion budget gap. Unemployment levels were higher than the national average – among the top five worst in the country.
But the past six years tell a different story. Government regulatory agencies got out of the way, and North Carolinians prospered. Download the e-book to learn more about the story.