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Higher insurance rates could crush NC homeowners

Higher insurance rates could crush NC homeowners

North Carolina homeowners and renters could be hit with higher insurance rates later this year, and in the state's coastal counties like Cartaret, New Hanover, and Brunswick, those rates could be astronomically higher. In January, the North Carolina Rate Bureau (NCRB)...

Biden takes aim at high costs during State of the Union speech

Biden takes aim at high costs during State of the Union speech

Biden called on Congress to pass a mortgage relief credit that would give first-time homebuyers an annual tax credit of up to $5,000 a year for two years. He also endorsed legislation to build and renovate roughly 2 million homes and vowed to crack down on “big landlords who break antitrust laws by price-fixing and driving up rents.” 

Josh Stein proposes a ‘Working Families’ Tax Cut’

Josh Stein proposes a ‘Working Families’ Tax Cut’

According to Stein’s campaign, the average working family in the state could receive upwards of $520 back under his plan to reinstate the State Earned Income Tax Credit, while families with three children or more could see up to $1,486 back in their pockets.  ...