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  • September 15, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Charlotte, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that AvidXchange will expand its headquarters operations in Charlotte.  The company plans to create 603 jobs in Mecklenburg County by the end of 2018 and invest more than $21.4 million.

     

    “AvidXchange is one of North Carolina’s great homegrown success...

  • September 13, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy, • Legislation
    Asheville, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory signed Senate Bill 3 into law today at the Governor's Western Residence in Asheville. The bill modifies the Job Maintenance and Capital Development (JMAC) Fund.
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  • September 12, 2014 • Legislation

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced today that he would not reconvene the Legislature for a special session.

     

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  • September 12, 2014 • Healthcare

    Raleigh, N.C. - Late yesterday afternoon, alongside the families of four young children with leukemia, Governor Pat McCrory lit the Executive Mansion orange in celebration of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

     

    “Being with these children and their families brings deep joy to my heart,” said Governor McCrory. “The sacrifices that children...

  • September 10, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has ordered all North Carolina and United States flags to be lowered to half-staff on all state facilities from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, September 11, in recognition of Patriot Day. Patriot Day is a national day of remembrance and service that honors the thousands of people who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11...

  • September 9, 2014 • Legislation

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced today he will let the Coal Ash Management Act, passed by North Carolina’s General Assembly Aug. 20, become law without his signature. The governor said that while the bill continues the aggressive approach his administration has taken to attack the coal ash issue, constitutional, operational and funding concerns with the bill...

  • September 9, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Enviva plans to develop two new facilities in Richmond and Sampson counties. The projects would create a combined 160 permanent jobs between the two facilities by the end of 2017 with an investment of more than $214.2 million.

     

    “Enviva is one of...

  • September 9, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    RALEIGH – Governor Pat McCrory and 14 other governors sent a letter to President Obama voicing concerns over the legal validity of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions at existing power plants, as well as the practical problems the proposal presents for state compliance.

    The governors argue the proposed...

  • September 8, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after speaking with Jack Truong, president and CEO of Electrolux Major Appliances North America and executive vice president of AB Electrolux.

     

    “This is great news for Electrolux and our state,” said Governor McCrory. “I had a very positive conversation with Jack Truong today, and I am excited to...

  • September 8, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Charlotte attorney John Bowers to the North Carolina Superior Court. Bowers will take the seat of Judge H. William Constangy, who served as a Resident Superior Court judge for district 26-B in Mecklenburg County until his retirement on August 31, 2014.

     

    "I'm thankful for the legacy of leadership and...

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