Pat McCrory

North Carolina Gov.'s "Tough Words" For Duke Energy
Pat McCrory, an employee of Duke Energy for 28 years and who recently signed into law "sweetheart" legislation protecting them from legal recourse, is now pretending to distance himself from the energy giant. Read more...
North Carolina Scuttles Earlier Settlement With Duke Energy Over Mounting Public Outrage
Governor Pat McCrory's sweetheart deal goes bust. Read more...
Duke Energy Busted In North Carolina For Pumping Coal-Ash Water Into River
Rachel Maddow reports on how environmental activists in North Carolina caught one of the country's largest energy companies illegally dumping toxic waste into the Cape Fear River. Read more...
NC Slashes Water Protection Agency Staff Only Weeks After Coal Ash Spill
North Carolina has moved forward with a decision to cut 13 percent of the agency responsible for protecting water resources even as one of the nation's largest coal ash spills continued to devastate rivers in the state. Read more...
Schieffer Asks NC Gov.: You Still Believe Climate Change Caused By 'God's Hands' After Storm?
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) on Sunday tried to imply that he had been taken out of context when he said that climate change was in "God's hands." Read more...

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NC Gov. Pat McCrory Subpoenaed By Feds
The federal government has ordered Gov. McCrory to appear with documents related to the disastrous coal ash spill. Read more...
WSJ's Freeman Praises NC Gov For 'Politically Courageous' Cuts To Unemployment Benefits
The beatings will continue until morale improves. Read more...
Maddow: North Carolina Regulators Protected Duke Energy From Lawsuits Over Coal Ash Pollution
Gov. Pat McCrory rearranged things so government regulators served the energy industry instead of the people. Read more...
NC Gov. McCrory Slashed Unemployment Benefits To Stop 'Migration' To 'Urban Areas'
North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory said over the weekend that he was forced to cut funding for long-term unemployment insurance to stop "migration" for the "very generous benefits." Read more...
NC Warns Court About 'Womanless' Marriages To Defend Gov. McCrory's Ban On NAACP Protests
A Superior Court judge in Raleigh on Monday gave the NAACP permission to rally at the State Capital building to protest the Republican-controlled legislature after Gov. Pat McCrory's (R) administration refused to approve a permit for the group. Read more...