From the StarNews:
"A New Hanover County commissioner earns about $17,000 a year, and it is not considered a full-time job. Having a part-time job does not stop the benefits, officials said, but only adjusts the benefit amount from the agency."
I'm not saying you're wrong, but it's definitely not as cut dry a determination as you assumed it to be. Maybe he collected too much by not reporting his commissioner salary, maybe he didn't. But it clearly is not the case that he, by default, "should not have been also collecting unemployment benefits."
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