North Carolina's new governor plans to meet with reporters and his cabinet before heading for his first out-of-town trip since taking office.
Gov. Pat McCrory plans his first news conference Monday as well as his first cabinet meeting. McCrory took the oath of office Saturday in a private ceremony. A public gala for the Republican will be held this weekend.
McCrory took the oath early so he could be in office when the Legislature meets for the first time this session on Wednesday.
After the meeting in Raleigh. McCrory plans to head to Asheville to meet with supporters in the first leg of a quick trip around the state. McCrory will visit with people in Greensboro and New Bern on Tuesday and will be in Charlotte on Wednesday.