Carolina Public Press reports:
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Among those mayors not on the list: Asheville, Hendersonville, Waynesville, Brevard
The governor’s office released on Wednesday a copy of an open letter signed by more than two dozen mayors that criticized the current state budget and called for an increase in the statewide sales tax.
The letter follows Perdue’s most recent call to restore the 3/4-cent sales tax the current GOP-dominated legislature let expire during state budget negotiations last year.
Signed by 53 mayors from across the state, the letter said the current state budget will force “even more teacher layoffs next year.” ...
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