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N.C. Senate Leader Uses Continental Tire Blowout To Question Incentives

Amid the political finger pointing Thursday over a failed state tax incentives deal, the N.C. Senate’s top leader signaled his interest in a more comprehensive review of North Carolina’s entire incentives program.  The issues that troubled Berger surrounded an incentives proposal for German-based Continental Tire that fell through this week.  The AP reported that Sen. Michael Walters, D-Robeson, and campaign donors to Gov. Beverly Perdue had ownership stakes in a Brunswick County site under consideration for the Continental plant.  Read more at



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