Perdue's position on taxes continues to evolve – Raleigh News & Observer

Before Gov. Beverly Perdue torpedoed legislators’ tax plan that included a 2 percent surcharge on income tax bills, she had talked a good bit about taxes. Here’s a rundown of what she has said on the topic, going back to her campaign for governor last fall.

October 2008: “I don’t believe you can raise taxes in an economy with folks struggling the way they are,” Perdue, the candidate, said.