Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory is welcoming back veterans with a new joint initiative between the administration's Division of Veterans Affairs and Duke University. The two-year partnership will focus on increasing mental health services for veterans, military families, and transitioning personnel within North Carolina and will include North Carolina’s Department of...
March 30, 2015 • Military and Veterans Affairs
March 28, 2015 • Military and Veterans Affairs
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory hosted military families from throughout the state at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh today for an Easter Egg Hunt.
"We were honored to have these brave men, women and families join us today,” said First Lady Ann McCrory. “We welcomed these 70 special families to the mansion...
March 26, 2015 • Transportation and Infrastructure
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement on the gas tax compromise announced by House and Senate leaders today:
"This proposal protects and stabilizes gas tax revenue so we can fund important transportation priorities that connect communities throughout our state. I appreciate the spirit of cooperation by House and Senate leaders...
March 25, 2015 • Transportation and Infrastructure
Raleigh, N.C. — Efforts to resolve the critical channel maintenance issues at the Port of Morehead City reached a major milestone when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract for maintenance dredging.
The contract, awarded last week, is worth approximately $7.9 million and was awarded to Marinex Construction Company of North Charleston, SC. The...
March 25, 2015 • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, N.C. — Governor McCrory’s Office of Small and Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB), within the Department of Administration, will host a special networking and matchmaking event tomorrow, March 26, 5 – 8 p.m. at NC State University’s McKimmon Conference Center in Raleigh.
"This event showcases the talent, ingenuity and resources of many of...
March 24, 2015 • Ethics and Accountability
Raleigh, NC – Governor McCrory hosted a recognition reception for organizers, volunteers, and sponsors of the North Carolina State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC) today.
“The SECC is more than a campaign. It’s about state employees reaching beyond their workplaces to connect with their communities and causes...
March 23, 2015 • Personnel
Raleigh, N.C. — Governor Pat McCrory has nominated Michael L. “Mike” Robinson of Forsyth County to become a Business Court Judge. The seat, formerly a regular Special Superior Court seat once held by Judge Lucy Inman, is a new business court seat authorized by the 2014 Appropriations Act.
"Mike Robinson has distinguished himself as an excellent...
March 23, 2015 • Personnel
Raleigh, N.C. — Governor Pat McCrory has nominated Charles M. “Casey” Viser of Mecklenburg County for a Special Superior Court Judgeship. The seat was formerly held by Special Superior Court Judge Martin McGee.
"Casey Viser served Mecklenburg County with distinction as a District Court Judge and is a well-respected and distinguished litigator. His...
March 21, 2015 • Ethics and Accountability
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory will light the Executive Mansion and Western Residence in blue tomorrow after sunset to observe World Down Syndrome Day. The residences will be illuminated until midnight.
“We are honored to light up the Executive Mansion and Western Residence in blue to join with New Jersey’s First Lady...
March 17, 2015 • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Packrite, LLC will expand its operations in Guilford County and create 100 new jobs over the next five years. The company plans to invest $8.9 million in building and equipment in the city of High Point...