Tag:Ballance

  • Outstanding Issues Facing Ballance

    RALEIGH — While State Auditor Ralph Campbell's report provides a review of how the John A. Hyman Foundation operated, there are still several issues related to foundation chairman and U.S. Rep. Frank Ballance that have not been resolved. They include a failure to file reports with the IRS, allegations of…

  • Audit Missed Some Hyman Funding

    RALEIGH — Missing from the state auditor’s report on the John A. Hyman Foundation last week was $140,000 the nonprofit group received from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. State Auditor Ralph Campbell’s critical report on the foundation headed by U.S. Rep. Frank Ballance listed a total of…

  • Ballance Campaign Makes Gift

    RALEIGH — A report filed recently with the Federal Election Commission shows that U.S. Rep. Frank Ballance of North Carolina donated $3,000 in campaign money to a nonprofit organization named for his mother. The contribution to the Alice Eason Ballance Education and Justice Foundation on June 19 was listed on…

  • Hyman Funds Flowed to Ballance

    RALEIGH — Newly revealed records show that U. S. Rep. Frank Ballance, using a nonprofit foundation he chairs, funneled public money to a child care center owned by his mother in Windsor. The business is located in a building owned by the congressman and his wife. The payments were reported…

  • College Used to Aid Campaign

    RALEIGH—Halifax Community College President Ted Gasper used state government resources to raise money for the congressional campaign of Rep. Frank Ballance of Warrenton, a transcript of telephone conversations shows. Documents also show that Gasper and others also planned to funnel corporate contributions though the Alice Eason Ballance Education and Justice…

  • On the Ballance Believers

    RALEIGH — Two pastors with close ties to Rep. Frank Ballance (D-1st) are associated with possibly illegal contributions to his 2002 campaign for Congress. State Senator Robert L. Holloman, an Ahoskie Democrat and one of those pastors, does not challenge an assertion that he exceeded contribution limits by $500 to…

  • NC Pastors Bless Rep. Ballance

    RALEIGH—Federal Election Commission records indicate that U.S. Rep. Frank Ballance received at least $25,000 for his 2002 election from 23 pastors and their families. At least 12 of the pastors have received grants for their churches from the John A. Hyman Foundation, a nonprofit organization chaired by Ballance. The organization…

  • Questions Plague State-Funded Group

    RALEIGH — The director of a Warren County nonprofit substance abuse program that has received at least $1.8 million from state taxpayers has refused repeated requests to turn over public financial records as required by law. An investigation by Carolina Journal indicates that the records probably don’t exist. Another newspaper…