Press Releases

(Raleigh, N.C.) – The Local Government Commission (LGC) has approved a request by the town of Clayton to seek an $80 million revolving loan provided by the state of North Carolina for a sewage treatment facility to accommodate rapid residential growth and industrial demands.

(Raleigh, N.C.) – Additional federal unemployment benefits are scheduled to expire on Sept. 6, as the pandemic emergency employment compensation and pandemic unemployment assistance programs are ending. These programs are paying an additional $300 a week to eligible unemployment applicants.

(Raleigh, N.C.) – In a sweeping success story for local governments around the state, the Local Government Commission (LGC) has removed 38 entities from its Unit Assistance List (UAL), a monitoring device that flags and tracks local governments and public authorities battling financial and govern

(Raleigh, N.C.) – The Local Government Commission (LGC) has approved a request from Wake County to finance nearly $600 million for school and community college construction and renovation.

(Raleigh, N.C.) – During the August meeting of the North Carolina Council of State (COS) earlier today, Gov. Roy Cooper indicated that when additional federal unemployment payments end in September, state unemployment payments will return to their normal levels.

(Raleigh, N.C.) – The Unclaimed Property Division (UPD) of the Department of State Treasurer (DST) announced this week that it had exceeded 125,000 claims paid amounting to almost $70.5 million during the 2021 fiscal year. UPD is part of DST led by State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA.