Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory will illuminate the Executive Mansion in purple this Sunday, September 21, in commemoration of World Alzheimer's Day. The governor and first lady hope to raise awareness of the need for research of the devastating disease and to honor the lives of all who have been affected by it. Governor McCrory's mother, Audrey...
September 19, 2014 • Healthcare
September 19, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory ordered the POW/MIA flag flown above the state capitol in commemoration of National POW/MIA Day.
“We must continue our commitment to resolve the fate of those Americans who continue to be unaccounted for while serving our nation,” Governor McCrory said,...
September 19, 2014 • Education, • Military and Veterans Affairs
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory is partnering with our state’s U.S. senators and representatives to raise awareness among young North Carolina students about the rewarding educational opportunity available through attendance at one of our nation’s Service Academies.
The governor and several members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation will be...
September 18, 2014 • Legislation
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement today on why he will allow House Bill 1086, which establishes the North Carolina and South Carolina rail compact, to become law without his signature:
"Since taking office, one of my central goals has been better connecting North Carolinians to jobs, education and centers of commerce....
September 18, 2014 • Legislation
Raleigh, N.C. – Giving a prisoner a cell phone is now a felony under legislation signed into law today by Governor Pat McCrory. Previously, the offense was a misdemeanor. The North Carolina Conference of District Attorneys praised the increased penalty in the wake of a kidnapping case which was directed by an incarcerated prisoner through communications sent...
September 18, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that HCL Technologies Ltd (HCL), a leading global IT services provider will be expanding its presence in Wake County. The company plans to expand its existing center and create an additional 1,237 jobs in Cary by the end of 2018.
As part of its strategy to...
September 17, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure
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 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...