Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory will address the North Carolina Metropolitan Mayors Coalition annual meeting tonight in Asheville. Governor McCrory will highlight a number of issues including economic development, his 25 year vision for transportation, the Historic Tax Credit and a partnership called “Art that Moves You, ” a transportation beautification program that will...
October 23, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy, • Transportation and Infrastructure
October 23, 2014 • Education
Asheboro, N.C. - North Carolina's expanded polar bear exhibit was unveiled today at the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro. Governor Pat McCrory was on hand to unveil the three-years-in-the-making, $8.5 million exhibit. The governor was joined by Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary John Skvarla and Zoo Director David Jones.
"The new, extensive...
October 23, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) is expanding its operations in Lenoir County. The company plans to create 18 new jobs and invest $30 million over the next three years in Kinston.
“DuPont is one of North Carolina’s best known...
October 22, 2014 • Education
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement:
"The finding of academic fraud is a disturbing reminder of what can happen, even at our flagship university, when we misplace priorities and have a lack of oversight. It is imperative that we ensure there is accountability at all of our universities to make sure we are upholding a culture in...
October 22, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker participated in the grand opening of a new Wake County NCWorks Career Center this morning. This latest career center joins others in offering programs that help employers find qualified workers and people find jobs and training programs.
October 22, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory will host an event and forum today titled
"Women & Girls Initiative" from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Executive Mansion, 200 N. Blount Street, Raleigh. The event is organized by the North Carolina Council for Women (CFW) and the theme for the Women & Girls Initiative is “Why Girls Matter.”
October 20, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
High Point, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory praised the economic and cultural impact of the Fall 2014 High Point Market today during a visit to the furniture exposition.
“The High Point Market is more than a trade show,” Governor McCrory said. “With its colorful history and economic benefits, it’s become part of North Carolina’s culture and...
October 20, 2014 • Education, • Public Safety
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory has asked North Carolina education, law enforcement, mental health, government and business leaders to work together with the North Carolina Center for Safer Schools to focus the public’s attention on methods to ensure all state schools are safe as Safer Schools Week is observed this week, Oct. 19-25, 2014.
October 17, 2014 • Education
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory congratulated the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina A&T University and Appalachian State University after they received the People, Prosperity, and Planet (P3) award for the 2014-2015 school year from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
October 16, 2014 • Agriculture
Raleigh, N.C. - The North Carolina State Fair opens today, and Governor Pat McCrory is encouraging citizens from throughout the state to make the trip to the fairgrounds in Raleigh to be a part of this annual state tradition.
"Come experience the rides, food and exhibits of the best North Carolina agriculture has to offer," Governor McCrory said. ...