Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Investigating the Easleys

Posted By on Wed, May 20, 2009 at 10:30 AM

Private planes, fancy cars, high-paying jobs; it pays paid to be governor ... until it all comes crashing down.

Federal prosecutors Tuesday ordered the chancellor and provost at N.C. State University to appear before a grand jury this week, making it clear that investigators have opened a wide-ranging criminal probe of dealings surrounding former Gov. Mike Easley.

The FBI served subpoenas to Chancellor James Oblinger on Tuesday afternoon as he left the main administration building, Holladay Hall, to appear at an event across campus.

“This university will do everything to cooperate fully,” Oblinger said.


Carolina Journal's Don Carrington on Mary Easley's salary:

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