Confused about what to invest in today? Join the club! The stock market has made up most of what it lost during the recession, but some say it’s gone too high. Gold is down from its peak, yet worries about inflation may push it back up. Real estate appears to be coming back, but for how long? Safe investments, like certificates of deposit and government bonds, are available but are paying near-historic low rates.
When we first discussed the idea of planting trees as part of a long term citywide beautification plan I was a bit unsure of it. I mean, what difference will a few trees planted in the median of a busy highway make on our city.
Yesterday we completed our second full legislative week in Raleigh for this session. Frankly, it was brutal!
As I sat on the House floor before my first State of the Union as a Member of Congress, I couldn’t help but think of the Ogden Nash line, “I find it very difficult to enthuse over the current news.”
On Tuesday, the President delivered his State of the Union Address to the American people. The address sounded a lot like rhetoric we have heard from him in years past, but as we have learned, actions speak louder than words. Words alone will not turn our economy around and put America back on the right track.
Each of these farmers contributes to a bedrock institution of our North Carolina culture and economy. I believe it is imperative that we support this key North Carolina industry so that it can thrive for generations to come.