Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata will unveil projects that will be fully or partially funded under the Strategic Transportation Investments (STI) Law, which created the Strategic Mobility Formula. The new funding formula, which takes the politics out of road building and instead focuses economic development, safety and...
December 3, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure
December 3, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability, • Public Safety
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory urged parents and adults to talk to young people about the dangers of underage drinking during the launch of the “Talk- It-Out” campaign which was held today at Daniels Middle School in Raleigh.
“We must change the culture that treats underage drinking as a rite of passage or considers it less dangerous than drug...
December 3, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, N.C. - New innovation grants will assist thirteen North Carolina companies in bringing new, cutting-edge products to the marketplace. Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced the One North Carolina Small Business Fund recipients today along with awards adding up to $640,448.
“These grants will help...
December 2, 2014 • Agriculture
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory congratulated this year's North Carolina Christmas Tree Association contest winners at a presentation at the State Capitol today. Each year, the association holds a contest to choose growers whose Christmas trees and wreaths will adorn the Capitol rotunda, governor's office hallway and windows.
"There's no better way...
December 2, 2014 • Personnel
“Since my administration entered office in January of 2013, North Carolina has gained more than 150,000 jobs, and that is a testament to our business-friendly environment and transformational changes at the Commerce Department led by Secretary Sharon Decker."
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Sharon Decker will step down...
December 1, 2014 • Personnel
Raleigh, N.C. - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointment to the Golden L.E.A.F. Board today:
Board of Directors of the Golden L.E.A.F. Inc.
- David M. Stover (Wake County) – Stover has an extensive business background and was Assistant Secretary of Commerce under Governor James G. Martin. ...
November 29, 2014 • Jobs and the EconomyRaleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed Saturday, November 29, 2014 as "Small Business Saturday," encouraging North Carolinians to celebrate small businesses and the valuable contributions they make to the economy."'Small Business Saturday' is a celebration of entrepreneurs, of hard work and of the talent and workforce our...
November 27, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement in celebration of Thanksgiving.
“We North Carolinians have so much to be thankful for, particularly those of us who will be sitting down at bountiful tables surrounded by family and friends. However, the true spirit of Thanksgiving is best expressed...
November 25, 2014 • Personnel
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:
State Property Tax Commission
- Linda Shaw (Guilford County) - Shaw is retiring from the Guilford County Board of Commissioners after having served her fourth term. She has been active in numerous civic and volunteer organizations. She...
November 24, 2014 • Public Safety
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has declared November 30 through December 6 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. He urged all residents to update their emergency plans and stock their emergency supplies kits.
“The four back-to-back winter storms we experienced earlier this year are good reminders that North Carolina winters can pack...