$2 Billion Infrastructure Bond Proposal on NC Primary Ballot

Jan 27, 2016

North Carolina's March primary election is about seven weeks away.  While much of the press attention has been focused on the Democratic and Republican Party Presidential races,  North Carolina voters will also consider a $2 Billion Bond Proposal.  If passed, the money would be invested in education, parks, safety, recreation, and water and sewer infrastructure.  Projects in 79 of the states 100 counties would be funded. 

David  Hurand sat down with Western Carolina University Chancellor David  Belcher, UNC Asheville Chancellor Mary Grant, and Dennis King, President of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College for a look at what's in the proposal for their institutions.  All said  they are optimistic North Carolina voters  will support the issuing of the bonds and stressed the proposal doesn't include any new taxes.