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McCrory budget
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March 6, 2015, No comments

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, McCrory said the $21.5 billion plan was aimed at finding efficiencies within state government.

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NC comes in fourth in national economic development ranking

March 3, 2015, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Monday that North Carolina jumped to fourth place among all states in Site Selection magazine’s 2014 Governor’s Cup, ...

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‘New economy’ conference set for March 18

March 3, 2015, No comments

Self Help Credit Union is hosting a March 18 conference, “Bringing it Home: Building a Local Economy for Everyone,” exploring how local, regional ...

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press file photo

Raleigh Report: Hearings on the state budget, economic incentives coming

March 2, 2015, No comments

RALEIGH — After two weeks of skeleton sessions and cancelled committee hearings, the N.C. General Assembly returns to a somewhat normal schedule ...

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    After Tuesday’s SOTU, WNC Republicans issue critiques
    January 21, 2015, No comments

    Republican U.S. House and Senate legislators issued a bevy of statements following President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday. Lawmakers representing Western North Carolina were no different -- though they interspersed t ...