May 3, 2016

Statement on Corporate Board Service

Democratic State Treasurer Candidate Dan Blue III Pledges Not to Serve on Corporate Boards if Elected FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Raleigh, N.C. – Today, the Democratic candidate for North Carolina State Treasurer, Dan Blue III, pledged to abstain from corporate board service and accepting outside compensation if elected. In a statement released today Blue said the following: “I pledge not to seek or accept outside compensation …

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March 15, 2016

Vote Today for Dan Blue III for State Treasurer

Election Day is finally here.  As you vote in the Democratic primary, remember this: I believe in fiscally responsible leadership that respects and protects the public employees, taxpayers and communities throughout the state. I have the breadth and depth of experience to successfully lead the Treasurer’s office across its critical functions, including managing its retirement system, administering the state health …

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March 3, 2016

Indy Week Endorsement

“Blue is poised to excel. Blue, the former Wake County Democratic Party chairman, would also bring a more political touch to the position, which may prove necessary when dealing with the Council of State and a Republican legislature…Blue has been endorsed by the state AFL-CIO, the North Carolina Association of Educators, and Cowell herself. We endorse him, too.”

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March 3, 2016

Winston-Salem Journal Endorsement

“Blue is the son of Dan Blue Jr., a longtime leader among Democrats in the legislature. The son worked in investment banking on Wall Street and currently works in his family law firm, where he’s gained sound experience in working on bond issues and health-care issues. He’s sharp, well-organized and the best qualified in the primary.”

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March 2, 2016

UNITE HERE Endorsement

UNITE HERE Local 23 has announced that it has endorsed Dan Blue III for the position of Treasurer of the State of North Carolina. We believe Dan will provide the kind of attentive, fiscally responsible leadership that the working people of North Carolina need. UNITE HERE Local 23 represents food service employees in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina. UNITE HERE …

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March 1, 2016

Black Political Caucus Endorsement

I am honored to receive the endorsement of the Black Political Caucus. They understand how the role of Treasurer affects all North Carolinians and how critical it is that we have someone who has displayed leadership in the areas of healthcare, finance and helping our communities fund infrastructure. As a community based political action committee the caucus informs and educates the …

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March 1, 2016

Equality NC Endorsement

Today, I am honored to accept the primary endorsement of Equality North Carolina. I have been proud to fight alongside this community to ensure that we secure equal rights and justice for all North Carolinians.

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February 22, 2016

RWCA Endorsement

The Raleigh Wake Citizens Association M-PAC endorsed Dan Blue III for Treasurer, stating that: The Raleigh Wake Citizens Association (RWCA) is a nonpartisan advocacy organization. Our goal is to empower minorities to protect, encourage, educate, and help residents obtain civic, economic, social, educational and political advancement. For more than 84 years, Raleigh Wake Citizens Association has been an influential factor …

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February 22, 2016

NCAE Endorsement

The North Carolina Association of Educators endorsed Dan Blue III for Treasurer, stating that: “Dan Blue III has a clear understanding of the impact a strong pension and health care system have on the ability to recruit and retain educators in North Carolina. His depth of experience in investment banking, as an attorney and as strong advocate for public education, will …

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February 22, 2016

Treasurer Janet Cowell’s Endorsement

Treasurer Janet Cowell endorsed Dan Blue III for Treasurer, stating that: “I know firsthand that we need strong, thoughtful leadership in the state treasurer’s office,” she said in a news release. “We need a leader who will continue to build upon our progress and protect meaningful retirement and health benefits for teachers, firefighters, police officers and public employees in North Carolina. …

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