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New Video on Collaboration for Infrastructure Financing

August 9, 2011

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. The fiscal climate for local governments (rural communities in particular) is daunting. Local governments are in a state of fiscal crisis and the long term forecast is not encouraging. Many use the term the “new normal” to express the sentiment th … Read more

Student Corner: Revolving Loan Funds Give Small Business Owners a Big Boost in Rural Regions

June 17, 2010

Kendra Jensen is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration. She is currently working with the Kerr-Tar Council of Governments through the Carolina Economic Revitalization Corps (CERC). For the owners of E-Clips Barber and Beauty Center in Henderson, North … Read more

Student Corner: CCP assists Yanceyville with Tax Rate Analysis and Community Development Block Grant Process

June 10, 2010

Melvin McDermott III is a graduate student in UNC’s  Master of Public Administration program and a CCP intern working in Caswell County. CCP created a benchmark report for the Town of Yanceyville comparing the tax rates of similar municipalities across North Carolina.  The town used this information … Read more