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Art Pope steps down as state budget director
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:09pm.

videoArt Pope, who has been a lightning rod of criticism within state government's highest ranks, is stepping down as Gov. Pat McCrory's budget director.

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McCrory pits teacher pay, film incentives during budget pitch
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 10:48pm.

videoAs the Short Session got under way, the governor stole the show unveiling his budget proposal that will be the focus of the Short Session. It included the much talked about raises for teachers and for state employees, as well as cuts to the university system.

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McCrory unveils $21B NC budget for next year
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:39pm.

Gov. Pat McCrory and his top budget writer are focusing on what's not in his North Carolina government spending proposal for the coming year as compared to what's in it.

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NC budget director cites teacher pay in planning
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 1:23pm.

videoThe administration of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is forming a budget proposal for the next fiscal year that could boost the salaries of teachers and state employees.

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NC GOP critics to picket stores Pope company owns
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 2:01pm.

There's been a rare back-and-forth between the leader of forces opposed to laws approved by North Carolina Republicans and an activist whose family money has helped promote conservative policies.

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NC government responding to federal shutdown
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 12:41pm.

Potentially thousands of North Carolina state workers will be sent home or see hour and pay reductions as the federal government enters a partial shutdown because of the spending showdown between President Obama and Congress.

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NC DHHS employee got big check after month on job
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 9:29pm.

Embattled North Carolina Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos approved a $37,227 lump sum payment to her chief of staff, a former lobbyist who departed after working only one month on the job.

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McCrory makes 3 cabinet appointments
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 1:05pm.

A former legislator, mayor and federal prosecutor are among those who will serve in key cabinet positions for incoming North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory.

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McCrory unveils transition team in Raleigh visit
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 4:28pm.

videoNorth Carolina Gov.-elect Pat McCrory has filled his transition team with former elected officials and Charlotte allies to help ramp-up his administration before he takes the oath of office in January.

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