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  • June 23, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement about the deaths of three Camp Lejeune Marines who were killed during combat operations in Afghanistan.

    “Once again we are reminded of the high price of freedom, a price paid with the lives of Staff Sergeant David H. Stewart and Lance Corporals Brandon J. Garabrant and Adam F. Wolff of the 2nd Marine...

  • June 23, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina Government Efficiency and Reform initiative, commonly known as "NC GEAR," launched a new website today to collect ideas from state employees and citizens interested in improving state government. 

     

    State employees and citizens from across North Carolina are being encouraged to submit...

  • June 20, 2014 • Legislation

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement following the signing of Senate Bill 574:

     

    “This solution is a testament to our ability in state government to work together in a bipartisan manner to respond swiftly to citizens’ needs,” said Governor McCrory. “I would like to thank the members of the General Assembly for...

  • June 19, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory joined the governors of Maryland, Mississippi, Oregon and Virginia today in a bipartisan call for federal support of E-Learning opportunities. The governors are encouraging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to accelerate classroom Wi-Fi access to millions of students by modernizing its E-Rate program.

    North Carolina’s...

  • June 19, 2014 • Legislation

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory signed four bills today, including:
    House Bill 1060 (Reps. Holloway; Johnson; Horn; G. Martin) - A bill requiring the State Board of Education to identify military-connected students using the uniform education reporting system.
    • House Bill 573 (Reps. Jeter; Samuelson; R. Moore) - A bill giving...

  • June 18, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Advance Auto Parts, Inc. will locate a corporate support center in Wake County. The company plans to create 600 jobs in Raleigh by the end of 2017 and invest more than $5 million.

     

    “We’re proud to partner with Advance Auto Parts to bring more high-...

  • June 18, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after both the state House and Senate passed House Bill 1031:

    “This action takes another important step in our Carolina Comeback by allowing our state’s economic development efforts to be more focused on customer service and efficiency, as well as job retention and creation. I would like to thank...

  • June 18, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC -–Governor Pat McCrory’s Office and the Office for Small and Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) hosted a networking event for construction industry professionals today at the executive mansion. State officials and business owners discussed the state’s impending repair and restoration projects, which total approximately $90 million.

     

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  • June 17, 2014 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, NC- Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after a reported ammonia spill earlier today forced the evacuation at the Smithfield Foods processing plant in Tar Heel in Bladen County.

    “The state emergency response team was on the scene shortly after the incident occurred to assist local first responders, and I called Mayor Roy Dew to offer any support his...

  • June 17, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Pinehurst, N.C. - With the U.S. Women’s Open beginning this week, the state of North Carolina has developed a video presentation that highlights the coordinated efforts of several state agencies in preparation for the events. It is estimated that more than 350,000 people will attend the U.S. Open and the U.S. Women’s Open in Pinehurst during the unprecedented back-to-back...

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