John Hood, the president of the John Locke Foundation, argues that more money needs to be found for road building on his blog/column that can be found at johnlocke.org.
"Fiscal conservatism comes naturally to me. After all, my middle name is McDonald.
"But I am also persuaded by empirical evidence that fiscal conservatism is the best policy for promoting economic growth. North Carolina governments can improve our state’s competitiveness by limiting spending, finding ways to deliver core services more efficiently, and using the resulting fiscal capacity to reduce the state’s marginal tax rates on work, savings, and investment."