RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory and his Republican allies at the North Carolina legislature have hammered home a simple message about the tax reform package they passed into law this year: Taxpayers will soon be able to keep more of their hard-earned money ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — With Democrat Kay Hagan already targeted in hostile ads for supporting the federal health care overhaul, North Carolina Republicans face a choice: Do they opt for a powerful state legislator, a tea party champion or a staunch social conservative to challenge ...
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RALEIGH — The movement against policies approved by the Republican-led North Carolina legislature is returning to Raleigh to pressure Gov. Pat McCrory to convene a special session on Medicaid and unemployment benefits. The state NAACP chapter and allied groups plan a Monday ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – American International Group, the New York-based insurance colossus, is the latest multinational corporation to announce plans to establish a larger presence in the Charlotte area, according to the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. Gov. Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce ...
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Governor Pat McCrory was late to the party December 5 for Cabarrus’ county economic summit. The governor was in Concord to address county leaders on reforms he’s been advocating in transportation, tax and economic development during his first 11 months ...Read More »
DURHAM — North Carolina is poised for an economic boost thanks to laws authorizing fracking and by opening the door wider to more alternative energy production, Gov. Pat McCrory predicted Wednesday before state business leaders. Pushing ahead on his “all of the above” ...Read More »
RALEIGH — A company says it will hire 65 workers and invest $200 million in a next-generation ethanol plant that will turn grasses grown on North Carolina hog farms into motor fuel. Gov. Pat McCrory on Monday announced the decision by Biochemtex, a ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory says his administration is looking at many options to bolster North Carolina public school teacher pay, including front-loading raises toward new teachers and increases based on instructional performance or in-demand fields. McCrory made the comments Thursday as ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – North Carolina’s economy continues to grow quickly, but in order to remain vibrant and keep moving forward, the business community must focus on fundamentals. That was the message from state Secretary of Commerce Sharon Decker at the Commercial ...Read More »
RALEIGH - For years North Carolina has ranked as one of the top places for business. Forbes ranked the state fourth in September based on the cost of doing business here, the quality of its labor force and its regulatory ...
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