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  • April 23, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory announced his support today for economic development programs designed to rehabilitate buildings all across North Carolina. 

     

    The governor said his budget will include matching grant funds for the Main Street Solutions Fund which funds rehabilitation efforts in smaller North Carolina towns. He also announced his support for...

  • April 23, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, NC - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the Honorable George Wainwright Jr. of Carteret County has been appointed to the State Ethics Commission.

    Justice Wainwright is a former associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. He served for eight years and distinguished himself as being the only person to have...

  • April 23, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Charlotte, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory met with Medal of Honor nominee Sergeant Kyle J. White in Charlotte today. The Army veteran has been nominated for his extraordinary bravery during a battle in Aranas, Afghanistan in 2007.

    “Sgt. White is a true American hero and we are forever indebted for his service to our nation,” said Governor Pat McCrory....

  • April 23, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Novozymes will expand its North Carolina presence by adding a new bioagriculture research and development facility in Wake County. The company plans to create 100 new jobs and invest more than $36 million over the next three years in Cary.

     

    “The research and...

  • April 22, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Wilmington, NC - Governor Pat McCrory has tapped Michael V. Lee to chair the North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors and named Robert Sar the vice chairman.

    Lee is the managing partner of the Lee Law Firm, PLLC in Wilmington where he focuses his practice on real estate development and land use and zoning. A former chair of the New Hanover County Board of Adjustment...

  • April 22, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure

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

    North Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors
    • Holly Grange (New Hanover County) – Grange serves as the director of relations at Osprey Global Solutions. Prior to returning to North Carolina in 2009, she served as an attorney at Huck Bouma, PC in Wheaton, Illinois. Grange is a 15-year...

  • April 21, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after North Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in March, adding over 10,000 jobs in the past month and 56,000 over the last year:

    “The March jobs report is more welcome news, but there is still a lot of work to do,” said Governor McCrory. “The continued progress that we have made...

  • April 17, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory was at the inaugural Women Veterans Expo and Summit this morning to announce his proposal to give in-state tuition to all veterans attending any of North Carolina’s 58 community colleges.

    WTVD 4/17/2014
    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory proposes help for military veterans

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  • April 17, 2014 • Personnel

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

     

    State Community Corrections Advisory Board

    • Phillip Redmond (Iredell County) – Redmond is the sheriff of Iredell County.
    • Scott Cunningham (Forsyth County) – Dr. Cunningham is the chief of the...
  • April 17, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the budget he will present to the General Assembly will call for in-state tuition for veterans attending North Carolina’s 58 community colleges.

    "More than 60,000 service men and women are expected to separate from the armed services in North Carolina during next five years as the war in Afghanistan...

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