Repeal of Land Transfer Tax imminent

Small governments crippled by proponents of small government:

The measure to eliminate the land transfer tax option headed to Gov. Beverly Perdue's desk after the Senate approved it 40-8. The House approved it earlier this month.

"What we're trying to do is to eliminate a bill that's a potential (obstacle) to affordable housing," Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, said during the brief debate.

Which overlooks the glaringly obvious: If the Hometicks can afford to contribute hundreds of thousands to candidates and spend millions here and there on ballot battles, I'd say the "affordable housing" mystery has been solved.

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Riiight

let's make homes more affordable....we just won't have any public roads, sewers or schools in the area....



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