Gov. Pat McCrory tells an Asheville audience that his economic reforms are "too complex for the journalists" to understand.
Tax reform in North Carolina will bring lower corporate and personal income taxes, but it's upping taxes on entertainment - meaning state and local goverments will take bigger bite out of tickets for live concerts, plays and sporting events.
North Carolina Democratic Senator Kay Hagan says Republican state lawmakers are under-funding education and trying to suppress the vote.
Gov. Pat McCrory has signed the 2013 tax bill into law. The measure lowers personal and corporate income taxes. However, the governor over-estimated its impact on teachers during the signing ceremony.
A tax bill that has passed the General Assembly will lower personal and corporate income rates. However, big changes to sales taxes will wait for future sessions.