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Governor Pat McCrory applauded today's announcement that the 2017 AIM Convention will be held in Charlotte, and welcomed positive economic numbers in the city and statewide.
In 2015, the city of Raleigh spent $4.62 million on on-road bikeways. Between 2009 and 2015, Raleigh grew its bikeways from 73 miles to 179 miles
Governor Pat McCrory joined officials from the N.C. Transportation Department and CSX Corporation today at the Port of Wilmington to announce the debut of the new Queen City Express, an intermodal rail service between the Port of Wilmington and CSX's intermodal terminal in Charlotte
Proponents of Charlotte's controversial "bathroom" ordinance - including the city's attorney - claim that stripping a 1985 facilities privacy provision from the city code was of no consequence.
On July 22, the day after the National Basketball Association announced it would remove Charlotte as the host for its 2017 All-Star Game, the NCAA revealed a plan requiring all future host sites for NCAA-sponsored intercollegiate athletics to verify whether they are subject to "bathroom laws"
Governor Pat McCrory's office issued the following statement from Press Secretary Graham Wilson regarding the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System's policy to allow students to self-select their gender and self-select restrooms, locker rooms and shower facilities
The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Counsel Kellie Fiedorek regarding North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's lawsuit filed Monday against the U.S. Department of Justice concerning the state's student privacy law, known as HB2.
The raging debate over House Bill 2 won't end and has become a political football, only this is a not a game. Regardless of who started the fight or is continuing it, the plain and simple truth is that HB2 is damaging North Carolina.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that for the second year in a row, North Carolina ranks first in the nation on a closely watched measurement of state business competitiveness
The campaign office of Lt. Governor Dan Forest today announced the release of their first television commercial of the 2016 General Election season, to begin airing tonight on three stations in the greater Charlotte media market, WSOC, WBT and WCCB
After Donald Trump's comments on North Carolina's common sense bathroom privacy law, the McCrory campaign issued the following statement:
As a TV talk show moderator my job is to ask questions. Lately, I've been fielding them, mostly about HB2.
We've been witness to a level of ideologically driven mass media hysteria in recent weeks unseen since the Duke lacrosse rape hoax story
It's interesting that Gov. McCrory is taking heat for the passage of the so-called "bathroom bill." He was opposed to the idea of a special session.
Economic research has shown that stadium subsidies are bad public investments. That hasn't reduced the desire of local governments to throw money at professional sports teams
Governor Pat McCrory's office issued the following statement on the governor's meeting about the bathroom privacy law.
In late February, the Charlotte city council passed a so-called antidiscrimination law, scheduled to go into effect on April 1, aimed at protecting what, in their view, are the rights of those in the gay, lesbian, and transgender community.
Former Democrat NC House Speaker Joe Mavretic: Repeal of Charlotte Bathroom Ordinance "Good Move," Senate Democrats "Did Not Have The Courage To Stand And Vote"
Lt. Gov. Dan Forest will be turning his attention to a Campus Free Expression Act meant to protect free speech on UNC system campuses, strike down restrictive speech codes, and punish those who attempt to stifle public discourse.
This week's special session of the General Assembly was called primarily to address a new ordinance in Charlotte, due to go into effect April 1.
Despite repeatedly telling the public and media that she was following the lead of over 200 cities in passing the ordinance that was overturned by a bipartisan vote of the General Assembly.
Following a bipartisan vote in the NC House of Representatives, State Senate Minority Leader Dan Blue agreed with Senate President Phil Berger
The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Counsel Kellie Fiedorek regarding the North Carolina General Assembly's bipartisan passage of the Public Facilities and Security Act, which invalidates a city of Charlotte ordinance
As lawmakers return for a special session to overturn the overreaching ordinance passed by Charlotte City Council that would eliminate sex-specific bathrooms, the North Carolina Republican Party released an ad slamming Attorney General Roy Cooper for his support of the ordinance.
Today, NC's top law enforcement officer, Roy Cooper, deflected his responsibility to take legal action to stop the Charlotte bathroom ordinance from taking effect on April 1, saying it was the job of District Attorneys to enforce the law
Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Republic Services, Inc. will open a full-service Customer Resource Center in Mecklenburg County, creating in excess of 350 new jobs during the next three years...
Senate Democrats on Wednesday walked out of the chamber moments before their GOP colleagues voted unanimously to adopt a state law reversing a newly passed Charlotte ordinance allowing transgender people to use whichever public bathroom they choose
CityLab.com, a website on urban policy published by The Atlantic Monthly, reports that the High-Occupancy Tolling project on Interstate 77 north of Charlotte won a dubious honor, making the list of 12 "highway boondoggles" identified by U.S. PIRG, a group founded by Ralph Nader.
Over the last few weeks, the Raleigh News and Observer (along with its sister outlet, the Charlotte Observer) has been waging war on the opponents of Common Core and in particular on the Academic Standards Review Commission, the body tasked with reviewing the math and English standards and...
The Charlotte City Council's Community Safety Committee on Wednesday will take up the idea of advancing "public safety zones" or exclusion zones in an effort to bring down criminal activity in high-crime neighborhoods.
It was a protest that absolutely no one in Charlotte saw coming. A dive bar in a hip neighborhood was to be replaced with an apartment building with more retail space
Governor Pat McCrory announced that North Carolina has secured a $25 million grant for the Charlotte Gateway Station project, a vital passenger rail connection for our state.
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after learning of the death of pioneer television newsman, Doug Mayes.
With early voting for city elections in Charlotte beginning in two days, the North Carolina Republican Party released the following statement regarding the mayor's race
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the State of North Carolina plans to sell two valuable, underutilized properties in Raleigh and Charlotte. The Personnel Training Center at 101 West Peace Street in downtown Raleigh and the vacant Charlotte Correctional facility, 4100 Meadow Oak Drive, in...
Governor Pat McCrory, North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Albemarle Corporation will move its corporate headquarters to Charlotte
A new Civitas Poll of registered, unaffiliated North Carolina voters shows that an overwhelming majority of North Carolina Unaffiliated voters support an amendment to the North Carolina Constitution which would require a vote of two-thirds majority of both houses of the state legislature to...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was paid $1.35 million since last May for three speaking engagements for a network marketing company that has been accused of being nothing more than a pyramid scheme.
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