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Gov. Pat McCrory

Sep 4, 2014

McCrory to give up donations tied to paving fraud

RALEIGH — The campaign of Gov. Pat McCrory says it will give to charity more than $10,000 in political donations tied to a North Carolina paving company involved in what prosecutors describe an $88 million fraud scheme involving state and federal road construction projects. The owners of Boggs Paving Inc. hosted a March 2012 fundraiser […]

Aug 26, 2014

McCrory may sue over coal ash bill

Gov. Pat McCrory says he will likely sign a coal ash cleanup bill approved last week by the North Carolina legislature into law, even though he suggested a key provision violates the state Constitution.

Aug 22, 2014

Gov. McCrory appoints Bell to NC Court of Appeals

RALEIGH (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed a Charlotte judge to fill the remainder of an unexpired term on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Special Superior Court Judge Lisa Bell will fill the seat of outgoing Chief Appeals Judge John Martin, who retired August 1. She will serve on the court through December […]

Jul 22, 2014

McCrory judicial choice once reprimanded by NC Bar

A new District Court judge appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory on Monday was reprimanded for professional misconduct more than a decade ago by the North Carolina State Bar.

Jun 12, 2014

NC Senate strips McCrory of appointments

RALEIGH— The state Senate has stripped Republican Governor Pat McCrory of the power to appoint all the members of a three-member commission that makes the final decision on unemployment insurance benefits for North Carolinians. The Senate approved the measure without discussion Thursday to update the state’s unemployment insurance system. The bill follows a spat in […]

Jun 12, 2014

NC House takes up $21B state government budget

RALEIGH— The North Carolina House is ready to debate government spending adjustments for next year that differ from the Senate’s proposal on education and health care. House members prepared for several hours of floor debate Thursday before the first of two required votes on the $21 billion plan. The second vote should follow Friday morning. […]

May 14, 2014

McCrory to describe pay-raise path in NC budget

RALEIGH (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory’s proposed adjustments to the North Carolina state government budget are expected to show how he’ll pay for teacher and state employee salary increases next year. McCrory and state budget director Art Pope are expected to disclose Wednesday what the governor would like legislators to change in the second year […]

Apr 29, 2014

McCrory backing Tillis for US Senate in primary

Gov. Pat McCrory has thrown his full weight behind Thom Tillis in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in North Carolina.

Mar 28, 2014

McCrory names Judge Ned Mangum as new Wake County DA

RALEIGH (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory has selected a Wake County judge to replace District Attorney Colon Willoughby Jr., who announced his resignation last week. McCrory says Judge Ned Mangum will take over when Willoughby leaves the post Monday. Mangum will be the prosecutor until Jan. 1. Willoughby had already announced he would not seek […]

Mar 27, 2014

NC governor directs belt-tightening

Gov. Pat McCrory asked Thursday for more belt-tightening within North Carolina government as pre-emptive actions to protect the state from a Medicaid shortfall and a fuzzy revenue picture.

Feb 26, 2014

Medicaid overhaul veers away from privatization

Gov. Pat McCrory's health agency on Wednesday proposed holding down rising Medicaid costs by adapting and expanding current networks of physicians or hospitals into agreements allowing them to keep a portion of savings they generate while meeting treatment goals but sharing the losses if patient costs are too high.

Feb 18, 2014

Cook fired over comment to McCrory

A Charlotte food store cook has been fired for a comment he made to Gov. Pat McCrory.

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