Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger have led the Republican drive to continue cutting taxes at the expense of state services. Tax cuts since 2013 will reduce state revenue by an estimated $3.5 billion annually, according to the NC Budget & Tax Center, a nonprofit that studies the state budget.
Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger have led the Republican drive to continue cutting taxes at the expense of state services. Tax cuts since 2013 will reduce state revenue by an estimated $3.5 billion annually, according to the NC Budget & Tax Center, a nonprofit that studies the state budget. Chris Seward AP
Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger have led the Republican drive to continue cutting taxes at the expense of state services. Tax cuts since 2013 will reduce state revenue by an estimated $3.5 billion annually, according to the NC Budget & Tax Center, a nonprofit that studies the state budget. Chris Seward AP

After N.C.’s tax-cut frenzy, deficits loom

July 15, 2017 09:00 AM

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