all the local rhetoric in the world will not sway the legislature.
Do your homework. Specificaly, how many dollars were spent in other parts of the state. Identify the Legislators whose districts benefited.
Then get up to Raleigh while the Legislature is still in session. Get up there every week; make your case to the Legislators who have seen their districts gain.
Every week, be vocal. If you can'nt go every week; then set up a schedule so someone is at the Legislature weekly.
Send the Mayor; send literate city and county commissioners. Don't send Barfield, he'll switch positions more often than a dog scratches itself. Send Berger; he's so wacky, they might take him into custody and hold him pending a psychiatric examination.
For that matter, send the Wilmington Film Commission guy. Johnny "What's his name". He pulls down over $100K a year; the city subisdizes the film commission. Get his body up there and keep it there until this is resolved.
Local gatherings will not have much impact on this.
Sorry, but that is the way the legislature works. Why do you think there are so many high paid lobbyists in Raleigh during the legislative sessions?
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