Audit: Industrial Commission lacks ability to track workers' compensation cheats
A state audit report says the North Carolina Industrial Commission's lacks the ability to track when companies do and don't pay their workers compensation premiums.
Audit: Overtime improperly paid to Medicaid managers
A dozen Department of Health and Human Services employees improperly collected $580,758 in overtime over the last five years while working to upgrade a Medicaid billing system, according to a state audit released Thursday.
Audit: Mismanagement costs NC Medicaid system millions
Inefficient management and lax oversight of contracts led to North Carolina spending much more to administer its Medicaid program than similar-size states, officials said Thursday.
Reporting government waste or fraud? There's an app for that
The State Auditor's Office has developed a smartphone app that allows anyone to report fraud, waste or abuse related to state government directly to investigators.
Audit: Fisheries employee steered trucking contract to relatives
An employee with the state Division of Marine Fisheries used trucking companies run by his wife's family to haul oyster shells to build reefs along the North Carolina coast, according to a state audit released Tuesday.
Protesters arrested as NC energy panel works on drilling regs
Four people were arrested Tuesday morning as they protested outside a downtown Raleigh building where the state commission responsible for developing regulations that would allow for expanded natural gas drilling in North Carolina was meeting.