Alexa Jain and her mother, Astrid, of Charlotte shop at the Carolina Panthers' team shop at Bank of America Stadium on August 7, 2014. A North Carolina Senate proposal could mean that sales tax collected in Mecklenburg County would go to less prosperous areas of the state.
Alexa Jain and her mother, Astrid, of Charlotte shop at the Carolina Panthers' team shop at Bank of America Stadium on August 7, 2014. A North Carolina Senate proposal could mean that sales tax collected in Mecklenburg County would go to less prosperous areas of the state. MARK HAMES mhames@charlotteobserver.com
Alexa Jain and her mother, Astrid, of Charlotte shop at the Carolina Panthers' team shop at Bank of America Stadium on August 7, 2014. A North Carolina Senate proposal could mean that sales tax collected in Mecklenburg County would go to less prosperous areas of the state. MARK HAMES mhames@charlotteobserver.com

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