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In this continuing series of articles on the various departments of North Carolina state government, Sadler discusses the Office of State Treasurer. The first Treasurer was Edward Mosley, who was appointed in 1715. Charles M. Johnson was appointed State Treasurer in 1932.
Harlan E. Boyles, North Carolina Treasurer, is discussed in this ongoing series of brief profiles of major newly elected and appointed state officials.
State Treasurer Brandon Hodges has become North Carolina's most effective salesman. Some of Hodges most recent achievements are the opening of the multi-million dollar P. Lorriad plant in Greensboro, as well as a new installation in Westinghouse, previously planned to be built in Georgia. Hodges also sold $232,500,000 worth of state bonds and has expended much energy on the attraction of general and regional offices of the state.
Janet Cowell is the North Carolina State Treasurer and the first woman to hold this position. In an interview, Cowell discusses triple-A bond ratings, the North Carolina Innovation Fund, the Modernization of State Banking Laws, and the North Carolina Cash Program.
North Carolina's state government has long been a pillar of sound fiscal policies and wise management of public debt. Thanks to the gentle but effect control of the North Carolina Local Government Commission, local debt is also under control. The Commission is operated under the general administration as a division of the Treasurer Department and consists of nine members, including the State Treasurer.
The North Carolina State Treasurer has more ex officio duties than any other officer of the State except the Governor. Those duties include the State Treasurer as guardian of the public credit, investment of idle state funds, issues state bonds and notes, and advises the Governor on all things financial.