Sarah Curry



Sarah Curry is a State Budget Solutions Policy Fellow and the Director of Fiscal Policy Studies at the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her research focuses on North Carolina’s state budget, local and state taxes and tax credits, economic development incentive programs, and the state’s reliance on various debt instruments.

Sarah has worked for the North Carolina State Senate as a research assistant for the chairs of the Senate Agricultural Committee and headed the research efforts for the Regulatory Reform Committee. She has also worked in the private banking sector as an investment counselor and retail banker along with managing and staffing both state and federal campaigns across North Carolina.

Sarah earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Nicholls State University and an International Masters of Business Administration with a Plus Certificate in Finance from Gardner-Webb University. Her internship was spent in Washington, D.C. with the House of Representative’s Financial Service Committee where she worked with staff during the TARP program negotiations.

A North Carolina native, Sarah resides in Apex with her husband.

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State of the State: Nebraska
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