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WSJ: Subject of FBI probe appeared to PROSPER during Wayne Goodwin tenure at NC DOI

  NCGOP chairman Robin Hayes on an FBI surveillance tape.    Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and a PAC tied to Lt. Gov. Dan Forest receiving BIG $$$$ from the subject of an FBI probe.  Now, sources close to said subject of said FBI probe are…

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Anti-Folwell bill passes House Health Committee by voice vote, Moves ON.

  We’ve seen it time and again:  SPECIAL INTEREST MONEY TALKS.   The solar goons have worked their black magic by raining cash down on Jones Street.  And now the hospital lobby has done the same and achieved the same results. Laugh yourself silly the…

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Congressional candidate forums!

  With two open seats in an off-year, we’ve got quite a historic time here in our state.  There are a lot of folks competing for your attention and your votes in order to go to DC. We want you to to vote.  And we…

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Cost to taxpayers of blocking Folwell’s transparency efforts with state health plan? $400-600 MILLION.

  That’s the word of warning being issued by state treasurer Dale Folwell to loaded-down-with-lobbyist-cash legislators seeking to advance legislation tomorrow thwarting some cost-saving measures championed by Folwell: The Fiscal Research Division (FRD) of the North Carolina General Assembly issued a “Legislative Actuarial Note” on…

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#ncga: Anti- Folwell lynch mob tried to hide the facts. (We found them.)

  State Rep. Josh Dobson tried — tried — tried to keep this quiet until the committee hearing tomorrow.  (He REALLY tried.) Soooooooooooo — Doing NOTHING, like the bought-and-paid for lynch mob wants to do would cost the state (and, of course, US) up to…

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#ncga: Just say HELL NO to a voice vote

  In tomorrow’s attempted ‘hit’ on treasurer Dale Folwell, many of the gutless denizens of  Jones Street will demonstrate their love for the special interest dollar and hatred of the spotlight. Here is the membership of the Health Committee. Greg Murphy (R-Pitt) is the senior…

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#ncga: Bill tying Dale Folwell’s hands on state health plan slated for committee action Tuesday

  State treasurer Dale Folwell simply wants to introduce a little transparency into the relationship between health care providers and the state health plan: share some specifics about what you’re billing the plan, work with Folwell’s team to help control costs, and continue to be…

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WHO is the REAL saboteur here?

  The cartoon character at NCGOP, who sits brooding in the dark between  CNN and MSNBC appearances, turned his fire and fury on ME and  this site early this morning.  Mr.  Woodhouse (the one registered Republican) apparently wasn’t amused by our most recent previous post:…

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Struggling to keep the lights on

    Are you getting daily emails — that look a lot like Chinese-generated spam — begging for $4 to $10 donations to help “our candidate” in the “upcoming special election”?   We are.  And here’s an example:     The alias on each email…

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BUSTED! Currituck pol gets tangled up with solar goons, earns censure, rebuke from colleagues

  It’s mighty, mighty delicious when a politician gets caught with his / her hand in the cookie jar.  It apparently happened THIS TIME in Currituck County — in the state’s upper northeast:   The Currituck County Board of Commissioners took the unusual step of…