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McCrory approved of Tata's absence during serious snow storm

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Gov. Pat McCrory says he gave advance approval for his transportation secretary to travel out-of-state for a book tour ahead of a serious snow storm. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory declares state of emergency ahead of snow storm

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videoGov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency as North Carolinians batten down for the third snowstorm to hit the region in little more than a week. Full story...
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McCrory, other governors talking in DC about energy revenues

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Some governors interested in offshore energy exploration - including North Carolina's Pat McCrory - plan to ask their congressional delegations to develop regional legislation to ensure states get revenues from what's being tapped into. Full story...
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NC Senate OKs unemployment bill; McCrory vetoed similar bill

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The Senate has completed work on changes to unemployment insurance rules sought by Gov. Pat McCrory's administration. But the plan also includes tinkering with a jobless claims appeals board that McCrory successfully blocked last year with a veto. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory visits Leland manufacturing business, talks jobs

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video Governor Pat McCrory spent the day in Brunswick County talking about big industries, transportation and film. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory to visit Brunswick County

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videoGov. Pat McCrory is making his first visit to the area in 2015. Full story...
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Economists predict $271M NC government shortfall this year

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Economists at the General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory's administration agree for now there will be a small shortfall this fiscal year relative to North Carolina's $21 billion state government budget. Full story...
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Gov. McCrory criticized for claim about workers' comp fraud

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Gov. Pat McCrory is taking heat after saying 40 percent of workers' compensation claims paid to state employees are the result of "abuse or outright fraud." Full story...
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Coalition starts bid to expand Medicaid in North Carolina

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A coalition of groups is beginning an effort to expand Medicaid in North Carolina despite opposition from Republican lawmakers in the General Assembly. The Charlotte Observer reports the various group gathered for a news conference Wednesday to outline their plans. Full story...
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McCrory wants lawmakers to borrow, raise teacher base pay

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videoNorth Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory wants legislators to let the state borrow roughly $2.5 billion for transportation and government infrastructure and to fulfill their promise to raise base teacher pay to $35,000 this fall. McCrory's office released goals Wednesday night as he delivered his second State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly. Full story...
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