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When Dale Folwell talks, Roy Cooper listens

      We told you earlier about the Cooper Administration’s decision to shut down a Tyrrell County prison that put the county at risk of a state takeover.     State treasurer Dale Folwell had more than a few things to say about that….

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Folwell: Cooper needs to do “the right thing”

      Tyrrell County is one of the state’s more impoverished localities.  The county, and the city of Columbia,  committed to 40 years of debt to build and supply water and sewer to a local industry and a prison facility.  The industry has shut…

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Folwell spearheads effort to combat coronavirus in state corrections system

    The state treasurer’s office and the state health plan have teamed up to provide some much needed help in combating the coronavirus:   State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, and State Health Plan (Plan) Director Dee Jones announced today that they have secured…

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Raleigh lefties encourage coup at Treasurer’s office

    Isn’t it interesting how the peace, love, and “freedom” crowd is always the first to advocate for the unilateral snatching of rights and making of changes — without a single vote being cast?  (Or the whole story being told?)     Well,  Rob…

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Dale Folwell tests positive

    State treasurer Dale Folwell — one of the dwindling number of true (elected) public servants we have left in state government — confirmed in a release today that HE has been diagnosed with the coronavirus:   After a recent, long-planned trip with my…

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MISTER Folwell: Leading the way

    State treasurer Dale Folwell got raked over the coals — even by members of his own party — when he pushed for transparency in  the pricing offered by health care providers.  Along comes President Trump who issues an executive order calling for pretty…

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#ncpol: Mr. Folwell rightly scolds our goofy Guv.

  Roy Cooper is a master at  running to the media and taking credit for stuff he had LITTLE to NOTHING to do with.  (Don’t believe me?  Check out the video from some of his press conferences during his AG days.)  Now, he’s taking credit…

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Cooper aims LOW at Folwell

  You would think revelations that his transportation department is overspending by $2 billion and possibly broke the law would concern him.   But we’re dealing with a guy who sat in the AG’s office for sixteen years doing absolutely nothing — stumbling into the…

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Folwell to Cooper: Fire your DOT secretary!

      This sounds like something that ought to be coming from the state’s alleged conservative party (if they had a communications office worth a damn) or from someone trying to establish himself as North Carolina’s conservative leader and take Roy Cooper’s job (looking…

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Hospital exec to Folwell & co.: ‘Burn in Hell!’

  This, um, “discussion” over transparency in the state health plan is getting a wee bit overheated.  State treasurer Dale Folwell, who has a constitutional mandate to administer the health plan, sees an urgent need to reform it and get costs under control.  The state…