Gov. Pat McCrory
4 months ago
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As expected, McCrory vetoes coal ash commission bill

Gov. Pat McCrory has vetoed legislation reviving a special commission tasked in 2014 with managing the cleanup of coal ash in North Carolina that Duke Energy keeps in pits.
NCSeal
1 year ago
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NC legislators cancel McCrory veto on workplace activity

The General Assembly has cancelled Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of a bill that gives North Carolina employers legal recourse against people who deliberately get jobs to steal company secrets or record purported problems on factory lines.
GayMarriageNCseal
1 year ago
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NC House speaker says gay marriage override vote may wait

The final vote to determine whether a vetoed bill will become law allowing some North Carolina court officials to avoid gay marriage proceedings may not happen quickly after all.
Gay Marriage Bill
1 year ago
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Senate to act swiftly on override on McCrory marriage veto

A powerful state senator says his chamber will debate and vote right away on whether to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of a measure allowing some court officials to refuse to perform gay marriage duties because of religious objections.
Gov. Pat McCrory
1 year ago
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McCrory vetoes 2nd bill in as many days

Gov. Pat McCrory has vetoed his second bill in as many days, this time a measure giving employers recourse against people who deliberately get hired to try to dig up dirt on their company.
McCrory issues 3rd veto as NC governor
2 years ago
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McCrory issues 3rd veto as NC governor

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has quickly vetoed a bill with several small unemployment insurance changes because he didn't like how legislators altered the terms of a board he appoints to consider the appeals of benefits.
UPDATED: General Assembly overrides Gov. McCrory’s vetoes; Governor disappointed
3 years ago
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UPDATED: General Assembly overrides Gov. McCrory’s vetoes; Governor disappointed

The legislation requires drug-testing for welfare recipients and creates a wider exemption for employers to calculate whether they must access a federal database to determine the legal status of new hires.
NC lawmakers returning to decide on veto overrides
3 years ago
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NC lawmakers returning to decide on veto overrides

The North Carolina General Assembly is returning to work to consider whether to override Gov. Pat McCrory's first two vetoes.
McCrory may benefit from vetoes no matter outcome
3 years ago
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McCrory may benefit from vetoes no matter outcome

The North Carolina legislature returns to Raleigh on Tuesday to determine whether it will override Gov. Pat McCrory's first two vetoes.
Farmers, sheriffs try to influence NC veto outcome
3 years ago
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Farmers, sheriffs try to influence NC veto outcome

Farmers and sheriffs are trying to influence North Carolina legislators before they consider a veto next week on a bill involving a federal database to ensure that new employees can legally work in the country.