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NC treasurer says health plan strong financially
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 7:28am.

State employees and retirees may avoid higher insurance premiums in 2015 because North Carolina's public-employee health insurance plan is spending less on patients than expected.

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Panel says NC should spread pension decisions
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:56pm.

A commission is recommending that North Carolina lawmakers change how the state's $86 billion pension system for teachers and state workers handles investments.

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SEANC hiring outside reviewer of pension system
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 7:44am.

A union representing tens of thousands of North Carolina state workers says it's hired an outside company to scrutinize the employee pension system after a similar review raised questions about potential conflicts from several years ago.

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PPP POLL: McCrory leads Dalton by 10 points, Lt. Gov. race a dead heat
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/16/2012 - 2:59pm.

PPP's newest North Carolina poll finds Pat McCrory's lead in the Governor's race holding steady. He's at 47% to 37% for Walter Dalton with Libertarian Barbara Howe at 5%. Those numbers are exactly identical to what they were two weeks ago.

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NC pension fund generates positive annual return
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 08/24/2012 - 8:53pm.

North Carolina's pension fund for public employees netted positive returns for the previous fiscal year as fixed income investments outpaced stocks, particularly international shares.

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PPP: McCrory adds slightly to lead in polls over Dalton
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 11:07am.

A new poll shows little change in how North Carolina voters view the candidates for governor. Public Policy Polling found Pat McCrory leads Walter Dalton 47-40. That's almost identical to McCrory's 46-40 advantage in May.

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NC Treasurer Cowell wins primary
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 8:07pm.

North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell is advancing from her party's primary election as she works to keep the job responsible for overseeing $72 billion in public employee pension funds.

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5 NC elected officials call on Democratic Party leader to resign
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/17/2012 - 1:42pm.

Five Democratic statewide elected officials have called on state Democratic Party Chairman David Parker to resign as party regulars have learned recently about alleged harassment within Democratic headquarters.

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Moody's: 7 NC counties, cities no longer negative
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 12/09/2011 - 7:54am.

Seven local governments in North Carolina are no longer getting extra scrutiny from one of the nation's credit rating agencies.

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NC treasurer returns unclaimed $6,000 to Cary man
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/21/2011 - 3:40pm.

State Treasurer Janet Cowell has given a Cary man an unclaimed property check for $6,000 at the NC State Fair.

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