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17 min ago | The Charlotte Observer

Let’s try talking the gov’s language

For Pat McCrory, being governor of North Carolina is a series of political considerations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

NC House passes bill that protects charter schools from full disclosure

WWAY and other media outlets asked for the salaries at the charter schools run by Roger Bacon Academy.

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News Observer

Charter school transparency concerns governor

The bill, which is on its way to McCrory's desk, allows administrators, like a principal, employed by a private charter school management company, to keep their salaries private.

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News Observer

McCrory meets with House Republicans; no budget deal yet

Gov. Pat McCrory met with House Republicans on Friday after House budget negotiators worked late the night before on the $21 billion revised spending plan for this year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Institute for Southern Studies

Big Tobacco merger unites powerful NC political donors

Last week, the nation's second-largest tobacco company announced a complex, $27.4 billion deal to buy the next biggest tobacco corporation, both based in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, North Carolina, Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, US Governors

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Legislature appears intent on protecting charter schools from sharing how they spend tax dollars

The N.C. House of Representatives today passed a charter school bill that includes a provision to shield individual employee salaries from the public.

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News Observer

Morning Memo: Awaiting word on a budget deal on Jones Street

Like the warm blanket of a humid day, a malaise has settled on the statehouse as lawmakers, lobbyists, staffers and reporters alike await word on a budget deal – the ticket to the end of the prolonged legislative session.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Governors, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall

Business Journal

Pennsylvania firm seeks mineral and gas rights from Durham, Chapel Hill landowners

Governor Pat McCrory signs the Energy Modernization Act of 2014 on June 4, at N.C. State University, Centennial Campus, which lifts the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a method to extract shale oil and gas from rock formations deep below the ground.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chapel Hill, NC, Duke University

Thu Jul 24, 2014

US News & World Report

Both Sides Claim Victory With Common Core Review Bills

More states are taking middle-of-the-road approaches toward the Common Core State Standards, and both opponents and supporters say it's a good thing.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Missouri Government, US Governors, Chris Christie

News Observer

Cotham: New NC Senate bill shields salaries of for-profit charter school staff

Conflict over disclosure of charter-school salaries flared anew Thursday as House Democrats said a Senate-approved bill shields for-profit management companies from revealing who they hire and how much they pay.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Durham, NC, Guilford County, NC, Providence (Charlotte, NC), Charlotte, NC

News Observer

Pro-choice activists try to deliver broken cookies to McCrory

Gov. Pat McCrory's attempt to placate pro-choice activists a year ago was remembered on Thursday by activists who tried to give him a box of broken cookies – to symbolize what they called his broken promise not to support restrictions on abortion.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Abortion, Raleigh, NC

Burlington Times News

Wos calls House Medicaid plan the correct one for the state

During a visit to Burlington on Thursday, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos called the Medicaid reform plan proposed by her department and endorsed by Gov. Pat McCrory the right one for the state to follow.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Burlington, NC, Medicine, Caswell County, NC, Alamance County, NC

News Observer

NC senators push for new incentives to encourage relocating businesses

Now, with a Republican governor at the helm, some GOP lawmakers want to expand state incentives and create a so-called "closing fund" that will allow cash grants to seal a deal with large corporations that promise to add jobs.

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News Observer

GOP-backed bill includes laundry list of changes

The Technical and Other Corrections bill passed in a state House committee over the objections of Democrats and appears headed for a quick floor vote.

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The Charlotte Observer

Many low-income N.C. workers are locked out of Medicaid

They're construction workers, waitresses and cashiers. They care for our children and elderly parents, clean our offices and bathrooms.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health Insurance, North Carolina, US Governors

The Robesonian

The Left goes both ways on tax issues7:14 am | 0

Right now, for example, Democratic politicians and left-wing activists are castigating Republicans in the General Assembly for proposing a reduction or elimination of North Carolina's tax credit for film and television production.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, US Governors, Tax, Opinion

Free Republic

Clarence Page: Vote fraud myths meet voting rights reality

Before she was allowed to register and vote for the first time in Franklin County, N.C., Rosanell Eaton had to read the entire preamble to the U.S. Constitution out loud in front of three men in the county courthouse.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Local Tech Wire

Help Gov. McCrory help startups, entrepreneurs: Take this survey

It's been around since 1980, when the federal government passed the Bayh-Dole Act and made it possible for universities to own intellectual property rights to federally-funded research.

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HeraldSun.com

Pennsylvania firm seeks mineral rights for gas exploration in Triangle

In early June, Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill that opened North Carolina to hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US Governors, Chapel Hill, NC, Durham, NC, Ellerbe, NC

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Gov. McCrory co-signs immigration letter

The crisis of children entering the country has Governor McCrory and other republican governors co-signing a letter to President Obama expressing their concerns; Bill O'Neil reports from Greensboro.

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