Tim Moore, Speaker of the House, left, confers with Phil Berger, President Pro Tempore, in the Senate chambers during a special session in December. Republican leaders are bringing back a bill that failed last session that calls for the state income tax to be capped at 5.5 percent by a constitutional amendment.
Tim Moore, Speaker of the House, left, confers with Phil Berger, President Pro Tempore, in the Senate chambers during a special session in December. Republican leaders are bringing back a bill that failed last session that calls for the state income tax to be capped at 5.5 percent by a constitutional amendment. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Tim Moore, Speaker of the House, left, confers with Phil Berger, President Pro Tempore, in the Senate chambers during a special session in December. Republican leaders are bringing back a bill that failed last session that calls for the state income tax to be capped at 5.5 percent by a constitutional amendment. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com

NC tax cap would limit the options of future legislators facing pressing state needs

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