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Stories with person: Pat McCrory
  • Wide environmental changes get initial NC Senate OK 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 7:47 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Senate Republicans on Wednesday backed off some provisions in their annual "regulatory reform" measure but retained several that critics say would damage water quality and discourage citizen lawsuits.

  • Equal protection protests lead to arrests at NC legislature 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 7:13 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - More demonstrators at the North Carolina Legislative Building were arrested Wednesday after advocating equal protections for gays, immigrants and the uninsured in the wake of last week's Supreme Court rulings.

  • NC justices hear arguments between governors, lawmakers 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 4:40 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Attorneys for North Carolina's current and past governors and legislative leaders offered the state Supreme Court Tuesday very different readings of the legislature's powers and limits in making appointments to boards and commissions.

  • NC reactions mixed as Supreme Court keeps health subsidies 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 5:29 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Substitute teacher Kim Jones of Wake Forest said Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court decision allows her to keep receiving help to pay for the health insurance she credits for saving her life.

  • Sealed Air Corp. to break ground on new global headquarters 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 4:53 am

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Sealed Air Corporation, the Fortune 500 company behind Bubble Wrap, plans to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new global headquarters at the LakePointe Corporate Center.

  • A look at calls to remove Confederate symbols across South story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-15 6:25 pm

    Following a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, a bipartisan mix of officials across the country is calling for the removal of Confederate flags and other symbols of the Confederacy.

  • North Carolina GOP elects 1st black chairman 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 9:38 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Republican Party elected its first black chairman Saturday in an upset victory over the candidate backed by Gov. Pat McCrory and other top leaders in the GOP establishment.

  • On 2016 ballot, McCrory seeks unity with NC Republicans 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 7:18 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - His 2016 re-election campaign soon to begin in earnest, Gov. Pat McCrory framed his address to the state GOP convention Saturday around the economic recovery and policies on which he says all North Carolina Republicans agree.

  • Gay marriage override vote in NC House pushed back again 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 6:37 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina House adjourned for the weekend Thursday without formally deciding whether to cancel Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of legislation allowing some government officials to avoid performing gay marriages because of religious beliefs.

  • NC legislators cancel McCrory veto on workplace activity 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 8:32 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The General Assembly on Wednesday cancelled Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of a bill designed to give North Carolina employers legal recourse against people who deliberately get jobs to steal company secrets or record purported maltreatment at farms or factories.