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  • May 28, 2015 • Legislation

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement on Senate Bill 2:

     

    "I recognize that for many North Carolinians, including myself,  opinions on same-sex marriage come from sincerely held religious beliefs that marriage is between a man and a woman. However, we are a nation and a state of laws. Whether it is the president, governor, mayor, a...

  • May 28, 2015 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C.— A federal appeals court this week delivered a major victory in the case brought by 22 states, Governor Pat McCrory and three other governors and one state attorney general challenging President Barack Obama's sweeping executive action on immigration. On Tuesday, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to lift Texas...

  • May 28, 2015 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory attended the ribbon cutting of a new Dex Heavy Duty Parts Facility in Advance, North Carolina today.

     

    “Dex chose North Carolina, in part, because of our skilled workforce and the quality of our community colleges," Governor McCrory said. “Along...

  • May 26, 2015 • Legislation

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory signed Senate Bill 445, also known as Burt’s Law, into law today. The governor signed the bill at a ceremony with Burt Powell, his parents, Laurie and Tom Powell, bill sponsors and Lt. Governor Dan Forest.

     

    “It is our responsibility to protect those who cannot defend themselves,” Governor McCrory said. “...

  • May 24, 2015 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day.

     

    “Memorial Day is a time to reflect and remember the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces who gave their lives defending our nation and our freedom,” Governor McCrory said. “While celebrating with family and friends, let us take time to honor the...

  • May 22, 2015 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory will be appearing on CBS News Sunday Morning on May 24, 2015 to discuss North Carolina’s Veterans Treatment Courts.

     

    “North Carolina is home to more than 800,000 veterans who risked their lives to keep us safe,” said Governor McCrory. “Veteran Treatment Courts give...

  • May 22, 2015 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory announced today the release of a new NC4VETS printed resource guide and new updated website that focuses on federal VA benefits as well as opportunities for employment, education, health care, housing and personal services for North Carolina veterans. 

     

    “Veterans and their families...

  • May 22, 2015 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, N.C. - Memorial Day weekend is North Carolina’s unofficial kickoff to summer, but it also marks the beginning of hurricane season. Governor Pat McCrory has declared May 24-30, 2015 as Hurricane Preparedness Week and is encouraging residents to update their emergency plans and supply kits. Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through November. 

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  • May 21, 2015 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees.

    • Ed McMahan (Mecklenburg)- McMahan is the President and CEO of Little-McMahan group. He is also Vice Chairman of LITTLE, Diversified Architectural Consulting. He is a current member of the...
  • May 21, 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 Mohawk Industries will expand its manufacturing facility in Rockingham County and create 105 new jobs over the next five years.  The company plans to invest $8 million in the city of Eden.

     

    “Mohawk has...

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