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Chris Fitzsimon

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Chris Fitzsimon, Founder and Executive Director of N.C. Policy Watch, writes the Fitzsimon File, delivers a radio commentary broadcast on WRAL-FM and hosts "News and Views," a weekly radio news magazine that airs on multiple stations across North Carolina.
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Defending Democracy Fitzsimon File Top Story

Why are legislative leaders so afraid of fairer elections?

The latest news from the federal courts about the unconstitutional racially gerrymandered General Assembly districts and the response to it from legislative leaders makes one thing clearer than ever.

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Fitzsimon File Top Story

Monday numbers

31.2—percentage growth in GDP from 2006-2016 in the nine states with no broad-based personal income tax (“Trickle-Down Dries Up: States without personal income taxes lag behind states with the highest top tax rates,” Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy, October 2017)

32.9---percentage growth in GDP from 2006-2016 in the nine states with highest personal income tax rates (Ibid)

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