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  • August 11, 2014 • Personnel

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

    North Carolina Medical Care Commission
    • Harold Garland (Pitt County) – Garland serves as the executive director of Golden LivingCenter – Greenville.
    • Charles Hauser (Forsyth County) – Hauser is the CEO of Physician Discoveries, LLC & Piedmont...

  • August 11, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Sigma Plastics Group will restore the former Excelsior Rosman plant in Transylvania County and create 80 new jobs under the newly formed New Excelsior Incorporated.  In addition to the new jobs, the company plans to expand manufacturing operations and invest $5.5...

  • August 8, 2014 • Legislation


    Raleigh, NC– Following the ruling from U.S. District Court Judge Thomas D. Schroeder today that allowed North Carolina’s popular Voter ID law to go forward as planned, Bob Stephens, Chief Legal Counsel to Governor McCrory, issued the following statement:


    “This is a victory for North Carolina’s popular law that...

  • August 8, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Camp Lejeune, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory was in Onslow County today to tour Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Governor McCrory and his military affairs adviser, Major General Cornell Wilson, U.S. Marines (Retired), were given a tour of the base, along with a briefing session and an inside look at a MV—22 Static Display. The governor had lunch with Camp Lejeune leadership and...

  • August 7, 2014 • Legislation

    Raleigh, NC–Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after signing charter school legislation into law. 


    “I signed two charter school bills (Senate Bill 793 and House Bill 884), that will help to ensure that our state’s public charter schools are held to the highest standards of transparency, ethics and student performance,” said...

  • August 7, 2014 • Legislation

    Raleigh, NC– Governor Pat McCrory signed 14 bills into law yesterday:

    • S.B. 793  (Sens. Tillman and Cook) - A bill making various changes to the charter school laws, as well as a technical correction to House Bill 712.
    • S.B. 376  (Sen. Bingham) - A bill allowing Montgomery County employees and the dependents of employees to...
  • August 7, 2014 • Personnel

    Charlotte, NC– Governor Pat McCrory appointed Bernard W. (B.W.) Collier II acting director of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) today.


    "B.W. Collier’s distinguished law enforcement background and leadership skills make him the ideal candidate to lead this elite agency,”...

  • August 7, 2014 • Public Safety, • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Transportation Secretary Tony Tata announced today that 90.6 percent of drivers and passengers in North Carolina are wearing their seat belts. According to the annual seat belt survey completed in June, North Carolina has now achieved the highest seat belt usage rate in state history.


    “As the first...

  • August 7, 2014 • Legislation

    Raleigh, NC– Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation authorizing a $21.1  billion budget for North Carolina state government. The governor signed the bill this morning at the executive mansion. 


    "This budget reflects a pragmatic and thoughtful approach to managing taxpayer dollars," Governor McCrory said. "It provides raises for our...

  • August 6, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Art Pope will step down as state budget director. Pope, who has served as budget director since January 2013, will return to the private sector.


    “Art Pope has been an invaluable public servant for the people of North Carolina,” Governor McCrory said. “His knowledge and leadership...


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