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  • March 4, 2015 • Legislation

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory will unveil his proposed 2015-2017 budget tomorrow.

     

    "We have had to make tough choices to arrive at this comprehensive, thoughtful budget proposal, and I'm proud of what we will accomplish through it," said Governor McCrory. "The issues our state faces each and every day are thoroughly addressed in...

  • March 4, 2015 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Gerard Carroll chair of the Environmental Management Commission.

     

    North Carolina Environmental Management Commission

    • Gerard Carroll (Mecklenburg County) – Carroll is the former senior vice president of Manufacturing Operations and Engineering at National Gypsum Company...
  • March 4, 2015 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments:

     

    North Carolina Plant Conservation Board

    • Dr. Peter White (Orange County) - White is a faculty member with the UNC-Chapel Hill Biology Department.

    The board adds and subtracts species from the list of endangered or...

  • March 4, 2015 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C. -Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement congratulating the Livingstone College Blue Bears for their second-ever Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) crown and a berth into the NCAA tournament. 

     

    “I’d like to congratulate the young men from Livingstone College on their berth into the NCAA tournament after winning...

  • March 3, 2015 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory signed and issued a proclamation at William B. Umstead State Park in Raleigh today celebrating March 3 as the 100th anniversary of legislation authorizing Mount Mitchell as North Carolina’s first state park.

     

    “North Carolina’s state parks connect us all with our rich natural heritage and our history and contribute...

  • March 3, 2015 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has reappointed Chief of Police Rodney Monroe of Charlotte to serve on the Governor's Crime Commission.

     

    "Chief Monroe's extensive service to the state as a law enforcement officer, along with his prior Commission experience, makes him a perfect fit for the Governor's Crime Commission," Governor McCrory said...

  • March 2, 2015 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC –  Governor Pat McCrory announced today that North Carolina jumped to fourth place among all states in Site Selection magazine’s 2014 Governor’s Cup, a closely-watched ranking of economic development success.  North Carolina moved up three spots as compared to last year’s ranking.  The Governor’s Cup is awarded annually based on the number of new and...

  • February 27, 2015 • Education

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has declared March 2 - 6, 2015 as Students@Work Week across North Carolina. Students@Work is a job-shadowing initiative involving schools and businesses across the state. The week is focused on raising North Carolina’s graduation rate by offering approximately 22,500...

  • February 27, 2015 • Personnel

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory, chairman of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Governors Coalition, announced today Governor Bill Walker (AK-I) has become the newest member of coalition.

     

    “I’m pleased to welcome Governor Walker to the OCS Governors Coalition,” Chairman McCrory said....

  • February 27, 2015 • Education, • Jobs and the Economy

    Note: Only two governors made the direct connection between the economy and global education in their speeches.  Delaware Governor Jack Markell, (D) a long-time supporter of world language education, spoke about its importance. "We have also invested in language immersion programs because our children will have greater opportunities in the global economy when they can speak more than...

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