The Top 10 of Session 2017

Ranked by website visitor traffic and social media shares, these were the top 10 most popular posts of the 2017 legislative session on 

10. Posted on May 30, 2017, the House budget proposal’s tax relief gained thousands of views in its first few hours.

House Maintains Middle Class, Business Tax Relief in Budget Proposal

9. Posted on May 11, 2017, praise for the “grill bill”  was featured in news outlets through Memorial Day weekend.

Pro-Jobs Restaurant Reform Passes North Carolina House

8. Posted on April 24, 2017, North Carolina outpacing the nation in job growth was shared over 400 times in one week.

Unemployment Drops in North Carolina, State Adds 111,111 Jobs Over Year

7.  Posted on July 7, 2017, the ‘AAA’ bond announcement was especially popular on Facebook.

North Carolina One of 12 States With Unanimous “AAA” Bond Rating

6. Posted on May 30, 2017, this summary of a marathon hearing on the House budget was popular on all platforms.

House Budget Committee Approves Historic Spending Plan

5. Passed by the House on June 15, 2017, Rep. Jason Saine’s surplus computers law drew over 550 social media shares.

Surplus Computers for Low-Income Students Approved by House

4. This June 20, 2017 post comparing economic results in North Carolina was read by thousands of page visitors.

Recent Budgets Produce Record Savings and Surplus Instead of Deficits and Debt

3. The zero-tax bracket fiscal analysis released on July 18, 2017 was featured on statewide television and print media.

Hundreds of Thousands Will No Longer Owe N.C. Income Tax: Fiscal Division

2. “Cooper’s Claims v. Reality” was by-far the most popular post at its time of release on June 28, 2017.

House Overrides Veto, Compares Cooper’s Claims to Reality  

1. Receiving thousands of social media shares, this July 21, 2017 post took the top spot for website traffic too.

Cooper Administration: Republicans Protect 241,000 From Income Tax

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