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  • July 13, 2014 • Education, • Jobs and the Economy

    Nashville, TN- Governor Pat McCrory was named to the Executive Committee of the National Governors Association (NGA) for the 2014-15 year today.

    “We have much success and innovation to share with the rest of the country,” Governor McCrory said. “While gridlock prevails in Washington D.C., governors must act, rather than talk, and that’s what...

  • July 11, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Valerie Macon as the poet laureate of North Carolina. Macon will serve a two-year term in the distinguished role.

    "North Carolina, with a centuries-old history of cultivating artistic and literary talent, eagerly anticipates Macon's service," Governor McCrory...

  • July 11, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory spoke with Stuart Varney of Varney & Company on FOX Business Network about the great strides made in reducing our state's debt to the federal government and the unemployment rate.


    FOX Business Network - Varney & Company - July 9, 2014

  • July 11, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. – All across North Carolina plans to build stronger communities will be enhanced by $93,000 in federal grant support for awards announced by the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Seven historic preservation projects range from a city-wide architectural survey and a neighborhood nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, to a Wooden...

  • July 11, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, NC - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:

    North Carolina Textbook Commission
    • Dawn Hester (Pitt County)
    • Tracy Arnold (Pitt County)
    • Tracey Lewis (Stokes County)
    • Lesa Widener (Catawba County)

  • July 10, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory will travel to Nashville, Tennessee for the National Governors Association (NGA) Summer Meeting this weekend.

    Friday, July 11, 2014:

    8:30 a.m. – NGA Center for Best Practices Board Meeting

    1:00 p.m. – Opening Session with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

    3:00 p.m. – Economic Development and Commerce...

  • July 10, 2014 • Education, • Legislation

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement on the ongoing negotiations over providing much needed raises to North Carolina teachers:


    “This morning, I received a call from Speaker Tillis and they have moved to a 6 percent raise. In an effort to come to a resolution, but with some concerns, I...

  • July 10, 2014 • Legislation, • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, N.C. – Active duty members, veterans and military spouses can have selected military training and past experience converted into college credit and/or professional licenses in North Carolina under legislation signed into law today by Governor Pat McCrory.


  • July 9, 2014 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, N.C. – Every 911 center in North Carolina will be required to have a backup call response plan in place under legislation signed today by Governor Pat McCrory.

    Senate Bill 797 requires all public agencies operating 911 centers (known as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs)) to have an alternate plan for taking 911 calls in the event that a primary PSAP...

  • July 9, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory joined employees, executives and elected officials this morning to celebrate the groundbreaking of bioMérieux’s new 25,500 square-foot facility in Durham. This addition to the company's existing Durham facility will help create more than 44 new jobs and allow bioMérieux to better meet the increasing global demand for...


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