Agriculture is North Carolina’s largest industry, with more than 52,000 farms producing more than 150 commodities, including leading nationwide production of sweet potatoes and Christmas trees, and contributing over $90 billion to the economy annually.
As an ad guy I’m used to working on tightly choreographed brand campaigns, so I get frustrated with the communications efforts of the Democratic Party. And I’m not just talking about the annoying daily flood of emails from congressional candidates 10 states away pleading for a few dollars “to help me meet my urgent fund-raising goal by midnight tonight.”
Contaminated soil from a Superfund site in Navassa will be shipped to one of three landfills outside Brunswick County, likely moving toxic pollution from one non-white or low-income community to another.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was recently passed by Congress and is now expected to be signed by President Joe Biden. The bill, a key part of the President’s agenda, allots the largest federal clean energy investment in U.S. history.