Time is running out in N.C. session to save state’s most effective economic-development tool
Charlotte Business Journal
August 11, 2015
The Charlotte Business Journal called on Nexsen Pruet attorney Ernie Pearson for insight into a story in the August 7th edition entitled, "N.C. recruiters fight to the end to save state incentives." Pearson is President of the North Carolina Economic Developers Association.
In May, the N.C. Economic Developers Association sent out a fact sheet calling for the state to raise the cap on JDIG and extend it for five years beyond its sunset deadline of 2016.
“Without these types of programs, North Carolina and the economic developers across the state will operate at a disadvantage,” says Ernie Pearson, NCEDA president.
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Ernie Pearson creates solutions for companies expanding, existing or locating new facilities that take into account all site selection needs and maximize incentive support. He is President of the North Carolina Economic Developers Association and past Assistant Secretary for Economic Development in NC.