January 19, 2022

Newspaper Editorial from North Carolina: “New Libraries Cannot Be Casualties of Senate Tax Game”

From an Editorial Published Today in the Winston-Salem Journal:

Forsyth County library supporters have walked a long, hard road in their efforts to replace outmoded and aged-out libraries. Now some county commissioners are suggesting a further delay may be necessary if the state Senate’s new tax plan becomes law.

This is too much. The library projects need to be finished with no further delay.


Now the commissioners say that if the state legislature changes the sales-tax-revenue distribution formula, as it’s trying to do, they may have to consider holding off on library construction, the Journal’s Meghann Evans reported last week.

Read the Complete Editorial

See Also: “Commissioners Say Sales Tax Plan Could Impact Library Projects” (by Meghann Evans; August 14, 2015)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.