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Treasurer Folwell discusses cutting Wall Street fees and driving down the cost of health care on Bloomberg TV's "What'd You Miss?"

Bloomberg TV

Treasurer Folwell talked to CNBC about investing during volatile market conditions, the challenges of unfunded pension and healthcare liabilities and his efforts to reign in investment fees paid by the North Carolina pension plan to Wall Street. 

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WUNC-TV:  State Treasurer Folwell discusses the sustainability of pension and health benefits with First in Future host Leslie Boney

April 11, 2018

Education Dive:  True teacher pay has been dropping for years in most states, data shows

April 9, 2018

Burlington Times-News: “N.C. treasurer Folwell talks better pension plan, healthcare"

March 24, 2018

County Compass: “Bold action needed; knowing the cost of health care will enable wise decisions"

March 27, 2018

Rocky Mount Telegram:  State treasurer aims to combat health care costs

March 18, 2018

Greenville Daily Reflector:  State Treasurer has unanswered Vidant-ECU merger questions

March 15, 2018

Atrium Health suspends discussions to combine with UNC Health Care

Charlotte Observer, March 2, 2018

Our Opinion:  State treasurer's transparency push can fix health care

Wilson Times, February 26, 2018

Triangle Business Journal Guest Opinion:  This expense train has left the station

March 9, 2018

Greenville Daily Reflector/Rocky Mount Telegram:  UNC Health Care scraps merger plan

March 6, 2018


North State Journal:  UNC Health Care and Atrium call of negotiations

March 7, 2018

Carolina Journal:  Folwell concerned about taxpayer impacts of proposed ECU Physicians-Vidant merger

March 9, 2018

Charlotte Observer Editorial:  What we can learn from the near merger of Atrium and UNC Health Care

March 8, 2018 

Carolina Journal:  "State treasurer looks to save $1 billion by reducing medical provider rates"

May 14, 2018

WFMY-TV: It's Your Taxpayer $:  Pension Spiking & Pension Fraud

May 11, 2018

Carolina Journal: Folwell: “Let voters decide proposed transportation bond"

May 22, 2018


Winston-Salem Journal:  "Folwell pushes Blue Cross to negotiate provider rate cut on State Health Plan"

May 15, 2018

WFMY: “How the State Treasurer Plans to Tackle Growing Healthcare Costs"

June 8, 2018

WECT-TV:  First at Four:  Keeping costs low for the state health plan

June 29, 2018

Pension & Investments:  "North Carolina creates solvency fund to pay down unfunded liabilities"

June 24, 2018

Treasurer Folwell on KC O'Dea Radio Program

June 14, 2018

Carolina Journal:  N.C. retains AAA bond rating even with tax cap amendment on ballot

July 12, 2018

North Carolina News Network:  Treasurer Recommends Freeze On State Employee Insurance Rates

July 11, 2018

Chief Investment Officer:  North Carolina Establishes Employee Benefit Trust Fund

July 9, 2018

WFMY (CBS Affiliate): Save Money On Healthcare & Save Taxpayer Money? How It's Happening In NC

July 13, 2018

WRAL: State Health Plan holds line on premiums for 2019

July 18, 2018


Raleigh News & Observer: Get your health insurance from the NC state health plan? Here's some good news.

July 18, 2018

Watauga Democrat: “State Health Plan freezes health care premiums for 2019"

July 31, 2018

Spectrum News:  Treasurer Folwell sat down with Capital Tonight's Tim Boyum to talk about freezing family health care premiums and managing the state's $100 billion pension plan.

July 26, 2018


WUNC-FM:  "State Health Plan Quits QuitlineNC, Switches to CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic"

July 25, 2018


Charlotte Observer: How to defuse North Carolina's fiscal time bomb

August 1, 2018


First in Freedom Daily: Republican State Treasurer Folwell Announces Returns for One of Nation's Lowest Cost Pension Plans

August 2, 2018

WFMY News 2 (CBS Affiliate): Where Your Tax Money Is Being Spent At Schools & Parks & Pensions (VIDEO)

August 3, 2018

Durham Herald-Sun: We don't need to cut state employee benefits

August 10, 2018

N.C. Health News: N.C. State Health Plan Enlists Employees to Rein in Health Costs

August 9, 2018

Carolina Journal:  "Treasurer frustrated by lack of transparency from UNC Health Care"

August 31, 2018

Kannapolis Independent Tribune opinion: “Peeling the healthcare onion"

September 5, 2018

Wilson Times opinion: “Secret price lists inflate taxpayers' health care costs"

September 4, 2018

Raleigh News & Observer: “Treasurer Folwell Applauds the Health Care System for its Transparency"

September 2, 2018

Winston-Salem Journal: “Sexton: Critical information redacted in NC treasurer's public records request as he wades into a complicated fight over health-care costs":

September 25, 2018

Business North Carolina commentary: “State treasurer wants hospitals to cough up the data"

October 2, 2018

Southern Pines Pilot: “State Health Plan Launches New Provider Reimbursement Effort"

October 5, 2018

CBS17: More than $700M sits unclaimed by North Carolinians (VIDEO)

October 16, 2018

Carolina Journal: State Health Plan payment changes should save money, boost transparency

October 9, 2018

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