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  • March 6, 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 Global Packaging will expand its facility in Richmond County. The expansion will create 33 new jobs over the next three years.  The company plans to invest $9.8 million in Hamlet.

     

    “The products that Global...

  • March 5, 2015 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Jacksonville, N.C. -Today, at Camp Lejeune, Governor Pat McCrory announced the NC Military Pipeline, a public-private pilot project aimed at keeping newly separated veterans in North Carolina by matching their military skills and experience to civilian employment, education and training opportunities.

     

    “We want veterans to work and raise a family in North...

  • March 5, 2015 • Education, • Ethics and Accountability, • Healthcare, • Jobs and the Economy, • Legislation, • Public Safety, • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory’s 2015-2017 biennium budget continues his focus on job creation, education and infrastructure. It also increases help and protection for those that cannot help themselves while maintaining fiscal discipline and increasing government efficiency.  

     

    There are no tax increases in the governor’s budget. 

     

    “...

  • March 5, 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 Pactiv, LLC will be expanding its operations in Lenoir County.  The company will create 59 new jobs and invest more than $24 million in Kinston over the next three years.

     

    “Pactiv is a global company that...

  • March 4, 2015 • Legislation

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory will unveil his proposed 2015-2017 budget tomorrow.

     

    "We have had to make tough choices to arrive at this comprehensive, thoughtful budget proposal, and I'm proud of what we will accomplish through it," said Governor McCrory. "The issues our state faces each and every day are thoroughly addressed in...

  • March 4, 2015 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Gerard Carroll chair of the Environmental Management Commission.

     

    North Carolina Environmental Management Commission

    • Gerard Carroll (Mecklenburg County) – Carroll is the former senior vice president of Manufacturing Operations and Engineering at National Gypsum Company...
  • March 4, 2015 • Personnel

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

     

    North Carolina Plant Conservation Board

    • Dr. Peter White (Orange County) - White is a faculty member with the UNC-Chapel Hill Biology Department.

    The board adds and subtracts species from the list of endangered or...

  • March 4, 2015 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C. -Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement congratulating the Livingstone College Blue Bears for their second-ever Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) crown and a berth into the NCAA tournament. 

     

    “I’d like to congratulate the young men from Livingstone College on their berth into the NCAA tournament after winning...

  • March 3, 2015 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory signed and issued a proclamation at William B. Umstead State Park in Raleigh today celebrating March 3 as the 100th anniversary of legislation authorizing Mount Mitchell as North Carolina’s first state park.

     

    “North Carolina’s state parks connect us all with our rich natural heritage and our history and contribute...

  • March 3, 2015 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has reappointed Chief of Police Rodney Monroe of Charlotte to serve on the Governor's Crime Commission.

     

    "Chief Monroe's extensive service to the state as a law enforcement officer, along with his prior Commission experience, makes him a perfect fit for the Governor's Crime Commission," Governor McCrory said...

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