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  • October 31, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy, • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory was in northeast North Carolina today to talk about his 25-year transportation vision, the economy and the importance of the Coast Guard to the region.

     

    The governor and Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata highlighted the need to better connect northeast North Carolina with the Hampton Roads and Norfolk areas of...

  • October 31, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after a slight drop in teacher turnover was reported in the Annual Report on Teachers Leaving the Profession which is issued by the Department of Public Instruction. The overall turnover rate was 14.12 percent in 2013-14 out of a teacher workforce of 96,010 teachers. The turnover rate was 14.33 percent in 2012...

  • October 31, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Linamar North Carolina, Inc., is expanding operations in Buncombe County.  The company plans to create 150 new jobs and invest $115 million over the next several years in Arden, near Asheville.  

     
    “This...
  • October 30, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy, • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Raleigh, N.C. - Tomorrow, Governor Pat McCrory will head to northeast North Carolina for stops to talk about his 25 year transportation vision, jobs and the economy, and the...

  • October 28, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory was in Concord for Alevo Energy’s opening of its new facility today. Alevo Energy, an energy service provider that uses a combination of innovative battery technology and smart data analytics to reduce waste and inefficiencies in the grid delivery system, says it plans to create 2,500 jobs initially and invest $1 billion in...

  • October 28, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Editorial: States of Taxation

    Wyoming has the best tax climate. North Carolina’s is most improved.

    The Wall Street Journal

    http://online.wsj.com/...

  • October 28, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced today that North Carolina will lead a National  Innovation Community, a coalition of 25 states and counting that will collaborate to bring innovative ideas and practices to government technology.  The Community was established as a resource for technology leaders who sought to replicate the success of North Carolina’s Innovation...

  • October 28, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs, • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory’s military affairs advisor, General Cornell A. Wilson Jr., a retired Major General of the United States Marine Corps, was recently appointed to the U.S. Veterans Administration’s Advisory Committee for Minority Veterans. The Committee consists of veterans who represent minority groups and are recognized authorities in fields pertinent to...

  • October 27, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory announced today that initial payments will be mailed to the victims of the Eugenics Board of North Carolina. The payments were made possible when Governor McCrory signed the budget bill that included funding championed by former Representative Larry Womble and other legislators.

     

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  • October 27, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker, along with the Economic Development Partnership of N.C., announced today that 275 new jobs will be coming to Cabarrus County.  Gordon Food Service is planning to build a new distribution center in Cabarrus County, and will be investing approximately $58 million over the next five years in...

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