February 12, 2009 7:22 AM

N.C. economy won't be fixed by stimulus

The economic stimulus deal could amount to more than 100,000 jobs saved or created in North Carolina, money for transportation projects and modest tax credits to families buying new houses. Still, Gov. Beverly Perdue's office said the package will not take care of the state's $2 billion shortfall, and U.S. Sen. Richard Burr doesn't think it offers enough tax credits to help individuals.

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