Restoring North Carolina’s economic might starts with restoring funding to the University of North Carolina system, the Democratic candidate for State House District 8 said.
Mark Bibbs, a Wilson attorney, said the research might of the UNC system plus the thousands of graduates it sends into the work force are what power the state’s economic engine.
There would have been no Research Triangle Park without UNC-Chapel Hill or N.C. State University, he said. And what would Greenville have been without East Carolina University.
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