Tag:state audit

  • Audit: Industrial Commission needs to do better job on workers’ comp

    A new audit shows that the N.C. Industrial Commission, despite bringing many businesses into compliance with the state’s workers’ compensation law, still has not identified all the businesses that are not complying. That has led to financial difficulties for workers injured on the job, says the report from state Auditor…

  • Bill requiring clearer dental sedation rules headed to governor

    A bill instructing dentists to ignore some new state rules on sedation raised red flags in committee with Sen. Floyd McKissick, D-Durham, though supporters of the the bill said the problem was a lack of clarity in the rules. The measure wound up passing the Senate and the House without…

  • Audit Zings Halifax Community College Scholarship Fund Spending

    The Halifax Community College Foundation in Weldon misspent nearly $140,000 intended for student scholarships, according to a new report from state Auditor Beth Wood’s office. Instead of scholarships, the foundation spent $129,017.48 of the funds for general expenses, the report says. The foundation also awarded $9,174.67 in scholarships that exceeded…

  • Audit: State IT System Vulnerable To Security Breaches

    A newly released state audit has revealed shortcomings in the state government information technology system that could compromise security. “There have not been breaches,” State Auditor Beth Wood said. “There have been a lot of instances where people were trying to get in.” Wood added that the state took too…

  • Lobbyist Calls Legislator “Nutcase”

    RALEIGH — An administrator for a taxpayer-supported association characterized Rep. John Rhodes, who has asked State Auditor Ralph Campbell to investigate a state-funded economic development agency, as a “true nutcase” whose only allies “are the very religious right folks.” Meredith Norris, a former aide to House Speaker Jim Black, now…