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Folwell to UNC: ONE BILLION DOLLARS, please.

State treasurer Dale Folwell has expressed his skepticism about the UNC-Atrium / Carolinas Medical merger.  Now, he’s literally trying to make the head honchos in that proposed deal put their money where their mouths are: State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, announced today that he…

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Folwell: UNCHealth-Carolinas merger will jack up health care costs

We expressed our reservations earlier about the proposed merger between Charlottes’ Carolinas HealthCare and UNC Health Care.  Now, state treasurer Dale Folwell is getting in on the act: Officials who represent about 800,000 state retirees and employees say they are worried those workers could end up…

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Gettin’ $$$ PAID $$$ (workin’ for the state)

Every time I hear stories like this, my level of sympathy for “the poor, poor state employees” drops another three notches. (*It’s been FIVE MINUTES since they got a bonus or a salary increase!*): North Carolina has billions of dollars invested in stocks, bonds and…

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Look Who’s REALLY fighting FOR North Carolinians

While attorney general Josh Stein whines about “budget cuts” and runs off on quixotic adventures like preserving the Paris Accord and saving ObamaCare, another council of state member is actually working to ensure taxpayers get a fair shake: North Carolina State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell,…

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Folwell: Inaction on ObamaCare about to make things more expensive for NC-ians

Congressional Republicans were all gung-ho about throwing out ObamaCare when Obama was around. He was going to veto anything they did.  Now, that they own the federal government, a bunch of GOP feet have gotten very cold. Congressional Republicans recently failed at “repeal and replace,” …

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Dale Folwell wants NEW TAXES.

I soooo hoped that this is some of that fake news that our state drivebys are so fond of concocting. But it isn’t.   I don’t know how much more back-stabbing and selling-out I can stand.   From what I know of Dale Folwell personally,…

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#ncpol: Folwell ready to tackle multi-billion $$$ state health, pension mess

“We’re speeding down the road at 100 miles per hour right for a $30 to $40 billion dollar wall,” said Dale Folwell, currently the only GOP candidate for the state treasurer position being vacated by Democrat Janet Cowell. “Raleigh has been kicking the can down…

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#NCGA: Dale Folwell tames the shrew

Former legislator Dale Folwell, now heading up the Employment Security Commission for Gov. Pat McCrory, went back to Jones Street today to get grilled by his former colleagues.  From all the reports we’ve seen and heard, he didn’t exactly roll over and submit to the…

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Folwell on the rise in Lt. Gov race?

Recent polling shows Dale Folwell, the state House speaker pro tem and staunch conservative legislator from Forsyth County, moving to the front of the pack in the race for the GOP nomination for lieutenant governor. The spread in the GOP race for the state’s #2…