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RALIEGH — The president of the state chapter of the NAACP is leveling accusations of racism and white supremacy against auditor Beth Wood and state Sen. Lisa Barnes, R-Nash, over Wood's investigation of corruption in the Rocky Mount City Council and Barnes' proposed legislation intended to address it.

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RALEIGH — The state auditor said in an examination released Wednesday, May 26, that the N.C. Department of Transportation’s sloppy record keeping led to inaccurate reports on advance construction.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s Department of Revenue did not do enough to get “Extra Credit” grants to low-income families eligible for them, a new audit finds.

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RALEIGH — The federal government sent nearly $4 billion in COVID relief money to North Carolina, but a sizable chunk of it was returned, unwanted, a new report from the state auditor’s office finds.

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RALEIGH — The Department of Public Instruction spent $144 million of Coronavirus Relief Funds without making sure the money was helping students, a new audit report says.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper recently made it easier for people to apply for Medicaid coverage during the COVID-19 outbreak. State Auditor Beth Wood worries the new rules will weaken an already-lax oversight system and encourage fraud.

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RALEIGH — The state’s tax-supported managed care agencies for mental health are a mess.

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RALEIGH — A scathing report from N.C. State Auditor Beth Wood released Wednesday, April 24, found the accounting methods used by the N.C. Global TransPark Authority were so bad that “fraud could occur and go undetected.”

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RALEIGH — The state Department of Health and Human Services improperly paid more than $100 million in Medicaid claims during fiscal year 2018, State Auditor Beth Wood reported.

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RALEIGH — State Auditor Beth Wood renewed her call to punish municipal officials who can’t keep their books straight. Lawmakers returning to Raleigh for the 2019 legislative long session might be asked to toughen enforcement measures.

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