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Topic - Pat Mccrory
Duke Energy told shareholders Thursday that cleanup costs resulting from its massive coal ash spill into the Dan River won't have a material effect on the $50 billion company's bottom line.
Gov. Pat McCrory is still hopeful North Carolina government finances will work out so all public school teachers and state employees can get raises for the coming year and not just the early-career teachers.
North Carolina's governor says he will propose new legislation aimed at strengthening government oversight of coal ash dumps following the massive spill at a Duke Energy plant that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
Gov. Pat McCrory and his fiscal allies used Tuesday's tax-filing deadline to highlight a tax overhaul passed last summer that they say will benefit most North Carolina residents - either by leaving more money in their wallets or providing them with new jobs. But critics insist most people will see higher taxes and government services still hindered by cash shortages.
North Carolina regulators are joining with Duke Energy in appealing a judge's ruling on cleaning up groundwater pollution leeching from the company's coal ash dumps.
Some North Carolina legislators say Gov. Pat McCrory went too far with an executive order last summer about how to enforce a new law on leaking trash trucks and want it canceled.
The next mayor of Charlotte has officially resigned from the North Carolina Senate.
Former North Carolina state Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr is returning to the mountains to become district attorney for five western counties until a new DA is elected in November.
Gov. Pat McCrory's eastern North Carolina representative was named state ferry system director Monday, replacing a veteran employee to lead one of the nation's largest passenger boat operations.
Gov. Pat McCrory is back in North Carolina after two days of meetings in and around Washington, D.C. related to the military, education and the state's economy.
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.
Gov. Pat McCrory and his administration's transportation leaders are worried about the future of state and federal funding sources to pay for roads and bridges in North Carolina.
Patrick Cannon's rise to mayor began with his election to City Council in 1993, at a time when Charlotte was emerging as a major banking center.
Mayor Patrick Cannon was getting ready to close the deal with the big-time developer, but was reluctant to take a briefcase containing $20,000 while sitting in his city office.
Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, who has been in office less than six months, resigned Wednesday, just hours after he was arrested and accused of taking more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen who wanted to do work with North Carolina's largest city.
McCrory said his plan would result in the "conversion or closure" of the dumps and close legal loopholes that allowed the nation's largest electricity company to avoid cleaning up groundwater contamination leaching from unlined ash pits at 14 coal-fired power plants across the state.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina's community colleges.