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July 17, 2014 11:55 AM

Bill would ban NC counties from raising sales taxes for both education and transit

A North Carolina Senate committee passed a bill Wednesday that would prevent counties from raising sales taxes to pay for both public education and public transportation. The bill, which goes to the full Senate on Thursday, would also cap the local sales tax rate at 2.5 cents.

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