Bill to assist N.C. furniture makers stalls

Russell, Thomas
September 2007
Furniture/Today;9/24/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p75
Trade Publication
The article reports that the bill, Endangered Manufacturing and Jobs Act introduced by Republican Sen. Jim Jacumin in the North Carolina General Assembly in February 2007, has been postponed in the state House and would not be reconsidered until May 2008. The legislation would offer tax incentives and property tax exemptions to furniture manufactures in the state and would allow foundations to give low interest loans or grants to makers planning for business expansion.


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