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  • November 25, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:


    State Property Tax Commission

    • Linda Shaw (Guilford County) - Shaw is retiring from the Guilford County Board of Commissioners after having served her fourth term.  She has been active in numerous civic and volunteer organizations.  She...
  • November 24, 2014 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has declared November 30 through December 6 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. He urged all residents to update their emergency plans and stock their emergency supplies kits.


    “The four back-to-back winter storms we experienced earlier this year are good reminders that North Carolina winters can pack...

  • November 24, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:


    North Carolina State Board of Opticians

    • William Brock (Gaston County) - Brock is a licensed optician with the National Vision Center (Walmart). He is a reappointment.
    • Debra Newell (Wake County)  - Newell is the...
  • November 23, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C. - First Lady Ann McCrory, Alice Forest, wife of Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest, and Gale Wilkins, executive director of the NC Council for Women, have organized a food drive benefiting the Durham Rescue Mission. In upcoming weeks, they will collect canned food items and monetary donations to help struggling North Carolinians during the holiday season. 


  • November 23, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Charlotte, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory joined North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Annual Meeting in Charlotte this morning. Addressing nearly 700 transportation executives from around the country, the governor and transportation secretary highlighted North Carolina's...

  • November 22, 2014 • Legislation

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement upon the selection of Rep. Tim Moore as Speaker Designee of the North Carolina House:


    "I'd like to congratulate Speaker Designee Moore and the rest of the House members who will assume important leadership roles this session. I look forward to working with both the House and Senate to find...

  • November 21, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC-Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after North Carolina’s unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent. That represents a 1.2 point drop from October 2013 and is 2.5 points lower than January 2013 when the governor entered office.


    “North Carolina has now recovered all of the jobs lost during the recession,” said Governor...

  • November 20, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on President Barack Obama's executive order that would prevent nearly five million undocumented immigrants from being deported:

    "With this latest executive order,...

  • November 20, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Asheville, N.C. - North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory invite you to celebrate the joy of the Christmas season in the Blue Ridge Mountains for the annual Holiday Open House at the Governor's Western Residence.


    "North Carolina is the most beautiful state in the country, and that beauty is on full display in the mountains of...

  • November 20, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, NC – Following a successful “Hire a Veteran Week” in North Carolina last week, Governor Pat McCrory released the following web video urging employers to make veterans part of their workforce.


    "We need to honor veterans not just on Veterans Day, but every day of the year," said...


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