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Department of Administration Statement On Death Of Facilities Employee Hal Rue PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Thursday, 16 April 2015 05:03

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - After learning of the death of Hal Rue, electrician in the Department of Administration, the agency released the following statement from Secretary Bill Daughtridge.

Rue died after an on the job accident earlier this week. Officials believe equipment malfunctioned outside the state's Archives building, falling on Rue. He had worked for the agency for nearly five years.

“All employees of the NC Department of Administration are saddened to hear of Hal Rue’s death. He was a strong, dedicated and sincere man. Our deepest sympathies go out to his widow and family during this time. We ask folks to join us by keeping the Rue family in their thoughts and prayers."

Budget Office: Sales & Use Tax Collections Up 13% July Thru March PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 05:27

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - State Budget Director Lee Roberts says new revenue numbers show North Carolina collections are heading in the right direction.

Data shows sales and use taxes up by 13 percent for the first nine months of the fiscal year -- June 2014 through March 2015 -- over the same period last fiscal year.

Income tax revenue is down but the sweet spot -- April -- has not yet been calculcated.

Tax reform passed by the legislature and the governor lowered and flattened rates, giving all income levels a tax cut.

Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule For Tuesday, April 14, 2015 PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 05:40

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Tuesday, April 14, 2015, as released by his office.

10 a.m.
“Innovation to Jobs” Tour at Durham Innovation District
Carmichael Building
300 N. Duke Street

OPEN to credentialed press only.

2:30 p.m.
Launch of STEMAccelerator with GSK and NC New Schools at the Scaling STEM: Design + Create+ Inspire Conference
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
Imperial Ballroom
4700 Emperor Boulevard

OPEN to credentialed press only.

Health and Human Services: State Audit Gives Agency Financial Bill Of Health PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 05:36

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - No material findings. That's what the state Auditor's office concluded in its audit of the financial statements of the Department of Health and Humans Services, according to the agency.
This audit of the department's financial statements as of June 30, 2013, and June 30, 2014, and State fiscal year '13-'14 followed the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), completed in December 2014. That audit also revealed no material findings, the agency said in a statement.
"We are very pleased with the results of both audits," said Chief Financial Officer Rod Davis in the statement. "Our budget is in the best shape it's been in for five years. These audits are an affirmation of the progress we've made in achieving more transparency to our budgeting and better forecasting processes. We are currently on budget again this year."


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