Category: Raleigh

Auditor finds N.C. transportation department exceeded budget, failed to monitor spending

by Julie Havlak, Kari Travis Raleigh, NC – The N.C. Department of Transportation overspent its budget by $742 million last year, a new state audit report shows.  The DOT is in hot water over poor money management, which, in 2019,…

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Roy Cooper’s plan reopens too slowly

by John Hood Raleigh, NC – At an April 23 news conference, Gov. Roy Cooper gave a reasonable explanation of what led him to institute North Carolina’s statewide stay-at-home order nearly a month earlier. His secretary of health and human…