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  • January 28, 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 Ecolab Inc. will expand its Kay Chemical Company operations in Greensboro and create 45 new jobs over the next three years.  The company plans to build a new 37,000 square foot office building and invest $10 million in Guilford...

  • January 28, 2015 • Personnel

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


    North Carolina Governor’s Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking Prevention and Treatment Task Force

    • N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission Chairman James Gardner (Nash County) 
    • N.C. Department of Public Safety...
  • January 27, 2015 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory, chairman of the OCS Governors Coalition, applauded President Barack Obama’s Interior Department for advancing an oil and gas leasing program that could include development opportunities in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina.


    “I’d like to thank Secretary Jewell for taking a step in the right direction to...

  • January 27, 2015 • Transportation and Infrastructure


    Raleigh, N.C. - Today, Governor Pat McCrory, alongside Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane, Durham Mayor Bill Bell and director of Google Fiber Michael Slinger announced that Google Fiber is coming to the Triangle and Charlotte metropolitan areas. Also in attendance were officials from Google Fiber expansion cities of Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Garner and...

  • January 27, 2015 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased to 5.5 percent in December, adding more than 15,000 jobs over the month and 191,800 since the governor took office:


    “The latest report released today continues to show that North Carolina is headed in the right direction when it comes...

  • January 23, 2015 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Rebecca Eggers-Gryder has been appointed District Court Judge in the 24th Judicial District. Eggers-Gryder will fill the vacancy created by the governor’s appointment of former Chief District Court Judge Gregory Horne to the Superior Court bench in December 2014.


    "Eggers-Gryder will be an excellent...

  • January 23, 2015 • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Raleigh, N.C. - As part of continued customer focus and enhancement of North Carolina’s infrastructure, Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata will meet with local leaders and transportation officials to consider all options for a recently widened section of I-485 in Charlotte.


    “I am committed to having...

  • January 23, 2015 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C. - One of Governor Pat McCrory’s top efficiency initiatives, North Carolina’s Procurement Transformation Project, is saving the state an estimated $32 million over the course of three years on four major state contracts.


    “My administration is committed to bringing the best practices of the private sector to government,” said Governor...

  • January 22, 2015 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory, chairman of the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition, praised U.S. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis for an amendment they offered to the Keystone XL pipeline bill which would move North Carolina closer to energy exploration and revenue sharing with other states.

    “I’d like to thank Senators Burr and Tillis for...

  • January 19, 2015 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today: 


    Martin Luther King Jr. Commission

    • Derek Partee (Mecklenburg County) – Partee is retired and a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Gold Shield Lodge 757.
    • Phillip Smith (Wake County) – Smith is the pastor of...


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