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“During our audit, the commission started working with Employment Security and the Rate Bureau to obtain the necessary data; however, employees of noncompliant businesses will remain at risk until data improvements are achieved,” Wood says.
Sen. Earline Parmon, D-Forsyth, said she opposes the bill because “it is impossible to support a low- to middle-class family’s basic needs at those reduced benefit amounts.”
“I want to believe they (bill supporters) are taking this step because they truly believe they are doing the right thing, but it’s hard to envision this being the right thing for families and the small businesses that depend on spending from those families.”
“One of the responsibilities I have as state treasurer is to identify these types of refinancing opportunities. The current market allowed us to take advantage of low financing costs to save money for North Carolina taxpayers,” says Cowell.