The News and Observer
by Colin Campbell
– City voters approved a $75 million transportation bond issue by 70 percent to 30 percent, setting the stage for a series of road projects and a 1.12-cent property tax hike next year.
Sig Hutchinson, who led the pro-bond campaign, said he was surprised the margin of support was so high – but he noted that persuading voters was easy.
“They see the road that’s going to be fixed,” Hutchinson said while celebrating with other bond advocates at their victory party at Zinda restaurant downtown. Read the Full Story