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Charlotte paper endorsing ALL DEMS for Council of State (with one exception)

    The Charlotte Post bills itself as “the voice of the black community” in Charlotte.   And like most black voters in the state,  its staff tends to lean Democrat.  But this headline caught my attention (and that of a few other people): Hmmm….

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Calling the Guv’s bluff: LIVE from Raleigh — It’s The Council of State.

    Most people don’t know much about The Council of State.  It is a state government body composed of all of the state officials who are elected statewide —  governor, lt. governor, auditor, attorney general, secretary of state, DPI superintendent, treasurer, and the commissioners…

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When Dale Folwell says ‘Jump!’ …

    I’m starting to see an interesting pattern here.   State treasurer Dale Folwell  (R) publicly complains about someone or something in the Cooper administration.  A short time later,  Team Cooper responds with an action pretty doggone close to what Folwell wanted fixed.  …

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State treasurer tells Gov. Cooper to clean up HIS mess at NCDOT

    Governor Roy Cooper and his cronies have established a pattern of mocking Dale Folwell, but then doing what he tells them to do.    It appears the treasurer has one more important task for Governor Doofus and his pals:   In the interest…

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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…