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Topic - Pat Mccrory
Gov. Pat McCrory has declared a state of emergency for North Carolina in the wake of a winter storm that's left hundreds of thousands without power.
Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency for North Carolina on Friday, hours after the latest winter storm left portions of the state coated in ice and in the dark because of power outages.
Duke Energy must take immediate action to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash dumps, a judge said Thursday in a ruling that came from a complaint filed before a massive spill from one of the utility's plants coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in toxic gray sludge.
Standing across the street from the governor's home on Ash Wednesday, the head of North Carolina's NAACP told protesters that the Duke Energy coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of the Dan River with toxic sludge is not merely an ecological disaster but also a sin.
Gov. Pat McCrory says he's looking at whether he'd like changes to a law phasing out job protections of North Carolina school teachers while giving raises to the highest-rated instructors who enter multiyear contracts.
State Budget Director Art Pope says the University of North Carolina is asking for too much money next year and told its governing board to come up with a more realistic plan.
The heads of North Carolina's higher education systems have a message for Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders - don't forget about us on when it comes to raising faculty pay.
North Carolina must provide groups suing to overturn last year's voting law with documents created even after it was signed in the summer, a judge has ruled.
A Wake County commissioner and former candidate for lieutenant governor has been hired as chief operating officer in Gov. Pat McCrory's budget office.
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Inside pits containing 1.7 million tons of coal ash at the Jefferies Generating Station, the hydraulic arm of a big orange excavator scooped up the toxic gray sludge and dropped it into the back of a dump truck.
A viral outbreak that's affected nearly a third of North Carolina's 3,000 major hog farms has led two environmental groups to seek a state of emergency declaration.
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.
Gov. Pat McCrory's health agency is backing away from initial proposals to fix Medicaid costs by hiring a handful of big managed care organizations to run North Carolina's $13 billion health care system.
Gov. Pat McCrory's administration has hired a North Carolina native and lawyer with extensive experience on Capitol Hill to become the governor's chief advocate before the federal government.
"The difficulty with this storm, it is very unpredictable," McCrory said.