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The Government of North Carolina is duly sworn to protect the North Carolina Constitution, but not in conflict with the United States Constitution.

The Office of the Governor of North Carolina released the following statement after learning that three liberal advocacy groups filed a lawsuit in federal court against State Board of Elections (SBOE), the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
North Carolina improved its overall public health ranking more than any other state in this year's report released by the United Health Foundation.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that a new web-based tool is now available to help North Carolina's more than 7,000 child care facility operators develop and update emergency plans that provide protective actions for children in their care during a crisis situation.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded a grant to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to plan the establishment of a network of Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics.
The John Locke Foundation on Friday filed an amicus brief with the N.C. Supreme Court, urging the state justices to uphold an appeals court ruling in the Map Act case.
North Carolina residents could receive a larger personal income tax exemption if the General Assembly's 2016 short session follows the lead of state Sen. Bob Rucho, R-Mecklenburg, who has led the Senate's tax reform efforts since Republicans took control of that body
Fifteen state employees will be presented with the prestigious 'Governor's Awards for Excellence' on Tuesday. It is the highest honor a state employee may receive for dedicated service to the State and the citizens of North Carolina.
Lawmakers are moving forward with plans to sell houses and other real properties owned by the state that are unused, or have not been used to their full potential.
Crediting budget reforms made by the recent session of the General Assembly, Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Thursday the acceleration of four major transportation projects, including the final leg of the eastern section of the Winston-Salem Northern Beltway, the Asheville Connector, The I-485 and Wed
Governor Pat McCrory's efforts to make North Carolina the most military and veteran-friendly state in the nation is paying dividends.
Governor Pat McCrory commended Congress for heeding calls from the nation's governors and passing the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which will provide States the long-term fiscal certainty Governor McCrory called for during his testimony before the House Committee on...
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement from Department of Public Safety Secretary Frank Perry...
Here are four questions for the Democrat Party ahead of their afternoon press conference on attorney general's push for additional gun control measures in North Carolina...
Gov. Pat McCrory last week pleaded with parents across North Carolina to talk to their children about underage consumption of alcohol.
Heidi Ganahl, owner of the Camp Bow Wow boarding centers and day camps for dogs in several states, says North Carolina's regulations on pet boarding facilities aren't consistent with those elsewhere and often appear to be arbitrary and not aligned with any demonstrated need to protect the safety...
North Carolinians now have a lot of neighbors, 10 million in fact, according to figures released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Governor Pat McCrory signed an executive order today that will save North Carolina taxpayers an estimated $425,000 subsidy in worker productivity by eliminating paid leave for SEANC officers and delegates to attend the SEANC annual convention.
Governor Pat McCrory announced funding is now available for the transport of patients suffering a mental health crisis to mental health centers instead of emergency departments.
An attorney and two Wake County voters have filed a lawsuit challenging the state's new law calling for retention referendums for justices of the N.C. Supreme Court, claiming that the referendum, passed this year by the General Assembly, does not meet the definition of an election specified in...
The final batch of solar and other renewable energy projects requested under the "safe harbor" law enacted in April by the General Assembly could cost North Carolina taxpayers as much as $937,804,785 in credits, according to aggregated figures released Wednesday by the North Carolina Department...
Governor Pat McCrory signed an executive order today to crack down on employee misclassification practices in North Carolina.
Republican U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis talked Obamacare, energy policy, the federal budget, and the Export-Import Bank during a meeting with Americans for Prosperity activists during a luncheon Monday at the Langtree Plantation in Mooresville
Gov. Pat McCrory has urged North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper to join South Carolina in filing a friend-of-the-court, or amicus, brief opposing the Obama administration and the ACLU in a lawsuit that could require North Carolina K-12 schools to open restrooms and locker rooms to transgender.
Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday announced that the state's unemployment reserve fund has ballooned to $1 billion, meaning that businesses across North Carolina will see the surcharges on their state unemployment taxes drop in January, resulting in more than a half-billion dollars in tax relief
Governor Pat McCrory invites college students in North Carolina to apply for the State of N.C. Internship Program for Summer 2016.
The Governor has announced additional customer service improvements for the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) for 2016. The office-based improvements are aimed at reducing wait times, particularly for obtaining new driver licenses and identification cards as well updating...
Governor Pat McCrory, Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla, III, and Assistant Secretary for Rural Economic Development Dr. Patricia Mitchell announced today that the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 15 grant requests totaling $3,039,244.
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