Raleigh, NC - The recent influx of undocumented, unaccompanied minors crossing the southern United States border has compelled Governor Pat McCrory to join governors calling on President Barack Obama to address the crisis situation in a pragmatic and humanitarian way.
Governor McCrory, alongside Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback,...
July 22, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure
July 22, 2014 • Legislation
Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation this morning that protects health care personnel who work with or near hazardous materials and antineoplastic agents (chemotherapy drugs) from disease and injury caused by exposure. House Bill 644 requires the North Carolina Department of Labor, by January 1, 2016, to develop and enforce regulations that conform to the...
July 22, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
Charlotte, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Spectra Group Inc. will be moving its financial services delivery center to Mecklenburg County. The company plans to create 250 jobs in Charlotte by the end of 2018.
“Companies such as Spectra Group continue to be attracted to North Carolina...
July 22, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Ideal Fastener Corporation will be expanding its facility in Granville County. The company plans to create 155 jobs in Oxford by the end of 2019 and invest more than $5.7 million.
“This announcement is another example of the confidence employers...
July 21, 2014 • Personnel
Raleigh, NC – The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following judicial appointments today:
- Michael Stone (Hoke County) –Stone is the sole proprietor of the Law Firm of Michael A. Stone, PA. Prior to this, he worked for Hatley & Stone, PA and Stone & Associates. He has been appointed to serve as a district court judge in the 16A...
July 20, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after learning of the death of Representative Jim Fulghum:
“Ann and I are sorry to learn of the death of Jim and our prayers go out to his family and friends as they navigate this very difficult time,” said Governor McCrory. “As a medical doctor, Jim had a professional and personal passion for...
July 18, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory, chairman of the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition, released the following statement in the wake of President Barack Obama’s decision to open up the Eastern Seaboard for energy exploration through seismic testing.
“We can finally begin to assess the amount of oil or gas that could be beneath the ocean floor...
July 17, 2014 • Education
Northampton students spend summer with science
by Richard Adkins
July 16, 2014
More than 50 students in Northampton County are...
July 16, 2014 • Education
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement following the passage of Senate Bill 812:
"I will sign this bill because it does not change any of North Carolina’s education standards. It does initiate a much-needed, comprehensive and thorough review of standards. No standards will change without the approval of the State Board of Education. I...
July 15, 2014 • Education, • Healthcare, • Legislation
Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement today on budget meetings with House and Senate leadership:
"Earlier today we had positive dialogue with Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger and House Speaker Thom Tillis during a meeting at the Executive Mansion. However, we continue to have objections concerning the elimination of thousands...