Travel means Business for Cumberland County

In 2015, domestic travel to Cumberland County generated over $490 million in expenditures. Cumberland County’s tourism industry employs more than 4,290 people with a payroll of $89.15 million. Additionally, travel generated $35.7 million in state and local tax revenues, which represents a $108.39 tax savings to each county resident. These figures rank Cumberland County 10th out […]

North Carolina Ranks #1 Fastest Growing Economy Since 2013

Since 2013, North Carolina has the #1 fastest growing economy in the nation, according to the latest data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis. The state’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has seen a 13.4 percent increase since 2013. Since  2013, North Carolina has fostered an economic environment that has created […]

General Assembly Returns for Short Session

April 25th marked the beginning of the short session in the North Carolina Senate, and there is no shortage of work to be done. Over the past five years, Senate Republicans have focused on policies to strengthen our public education system, attract and retain businesses and jobs, and improve our state’s economy. This session, we look […]