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  • October 1, 2014 • Legislation

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement following the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision:

     

    "I am pleased that the major parts of this popular and common sense bill were left intact and apply to the upcoming election. I have instructed our attorneys to appeal to the Supreme Court so that the two provisions rejected today can...

  • October 1, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory is encouraging citizens to nominate state employees for the prestigious John R. Larkins award. The award is named after Dr. John Rodman Larkins to honor his legacy and to recognize his pioneering race relations work in state government.

     

    "The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day program would not be complete without the...

  • October 1, 2014 • Agriculture

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory announced the state has awarded nearly $1 million in grants for 10 projects that will help North Carolina towns and counties restore streams, reduce erosion, study future water supplies and benefit other water resources.

     

    The N.C. Division of Water Resources awarded $966,177 for the Water...

  • October 1, 2014 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed October 2014 as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month" in North Carolina, urging citizens to reach out and offer safety and support to friends and family - or anyone - they believe to be in danger of abuse.

     

    "Domestic violence is something we can't turn our back on in North Carolina," First Lady Ann...

  • September 30, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has announced his appointments to the newly formed Coal Ash Management Commission.

     

    Earlier this month, Governor McCrory announced he would let the Coal Ash Management Act, which established the commission, become law without his signature. He said that while the bill continued the aggressive approach his administration has...

  • September 26, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Linamar Corporation will be acquiring and expanding the Carolina Forge Company facility in Wilson County. The company plans to expand the existing facility and create an additional 125 jobs in Wilson by the end of 2019 and invest $40 million in Wilson County.
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  • September 25, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Paul Rose, the chairman of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission who died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack.

     

    “I was saddened to hear of Paul Rose’s death, and express my sincerest condolences to his friends and family...

  • September 25, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Citing the need for educators and business leaders to work hand-in-hand to provide training that will equip workers with skills that are in-demand, Governor Pat McCrory launched the “1000 in 100” workforce development initiative today.

     

    The initiative is a fact-finding tour in which local workforce development teams will visit 1,000 businesses...

  • September 24, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory will visit Cary, Charlotte and Greensboro tomorrow to kick off a new workforce development initiative through NCWorks.
     
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  • September 23, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory was named as a member of the National Governors Association (NGA) Education and Workforce Committee by NGA Chair Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and NGA Vice Chair Utah Gov. Gary Herbert.

     

    The Education and Workforce Committee has jurisdiction over issues in the area of education (including early childhood, K-12, and...

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