Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement regarding the resignation of Senator Pete Brunstetter who has served in the General Assembly since 2006. Senator Brunstetter notified the governor via hand-delivered letter that he would resign his Senate seat effective December 15, 2013. Governor McCrory called the senator today to wish him well.
“Senator Brunstetter is a dedicated public servant who has made a difference in education, commerce and took the lead in crafting a budget during the most trying economic times in recent memory,” said Governor McCrory. “He was a good partner with our administration during this first year and Pete brought an intellect and much needed experience that will be sorely missed. On behalf of the people of North Carolina, I want to thank him for his hard work and wish him and his family the best in his future endeavors.”
Senator Brunstetter represents the citizens of District 31 which encompasses Yadkin and Forsyth counties.