Other Affiliation: State Representative, Eighth District, North Carolina State General Assembly
According to Josephus Mavretic, Representative of the Eighth District in the North Carolina General Assembly, the public revenue structure must be changed. Current tax policies ensure that those rural counties most in need of infrastructure will be least able to afford it. In 1989, the General Assembly will have the opportunity to restructure the system of taxation. In this piece, Mavretic outlines the state's alternatives in providing for the equitable distribution of financial resources for infrastructure.