Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and Transportation Secretary Tony Tata are unveiling the Governor’s 25-Year Vision for transportation in North Carolina today with a cross-state tour that includes stops in Wilmington, Greenville, Winston-Salem and Asheville to detail the challenges faced by and solutions proposed for each of the state’s four major regions: coastal, eastern...
September 17, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure
September 16, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs
Havelock, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory met with the Military Affairs Commission today to hear from members and local officials about the status of the state's military installations, the Reserves and the National Guard. The governor also addressed the group, reminding them of his commitment to supporting and strengthening the state's military presence and personnel.
September 16, 2014 • Personnel
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor McCrory has appointed Andre Peek of Wake County to the North Carolina Academic Standards Review Commission.
Peek is an executive at IBM Global Technology Services. He is an active advocate for education, acting as chairman of the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Business Committee for Education. Peek is a graduate of Tennessee...
September 16, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata will unveil the Governor's 25-Year Vision tomorrow. This vision is a comprehensive transportation plan for North Carolina.
"A strong transportation and infrastructure plan supports economic growth, makes travel simpler and easier for citizens and...
September 15, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor McCrory has ordered the Executive Mansion to be lit in orange light this evening in recognition of September as "Hunger Action Month."
Lt. Governor Dan Forest will also illuminate his office, the Hawkins-Hartness House in Raleigh.
The governor reiterated North Carolina’s commitment to raise awareness about hunger and build...
September 15, 2014 • Healthcare, • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15, 2014 to October 15, 2014.
“The state of North Carolina honors and recognizes the valuable contributions of our Hispanic residents,” said Governor McCrory. “During this month, North Carolina will join the nation in observing the...
September 15, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
Charlotte, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that AvidXchange will expand its headquarters operations in Charlotte. The company plans to create 603 jobs in Mecklenburg County by the end of 2018 and invest more than $21.4 million.
“AvidXchange is one of North Carolina’s great homegrown success...
September 13, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy, • LegislationAsheville, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory signed Senate Bill 3 into law today at the Governor's Western Residence in Asheville. The bill modifies the Job Maintenance and Capital Development (JMAC) Fund....
September 12, 2014 • Legislation
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced today that he would not reconvene the Legislature for a special session.
September 12, 2014 • Healthcare
Raleigh, N.C. - Late yesterday afternoon, alongside the families of four young children with leukemia, Governor Pat McCrory lit the Executive Mansion orange in celebration of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
“Being with these children and their families brings deep joy to my heart,” said Governor McCrory. “The sacrifices that children...