McCrory: I've Disagreed Some With NC Legislature

Republican gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory says he disagrees with the some of the actions taken by the new GOP majority at the North Carolina Legislature during its first year in charge.

McCrory made the comments Wednesday as he officially filed his papers to become a candidate. A few dozen supporters cheered and held McCrory placards as he arrived at the State Board of Elections office in Raleigh.

McCrory wouldn't get into specifics about his areas of disagreement Wednesday but did say he didn't think it was appropriate for the Legislature to meet after midnight last month when it overrode one of Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue's vetoes.

The former Charlotte mayor said he'd prefer that sessions be held when lawmakers are most alert.


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  • by Mom of 3 Location: Greenville on Feb 16, 2012 at 02:53 AM
    He will get my vote if he promises not to reduce classroom spending for the Public Schools in his budgets.
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      by Anonymous on Feb 16, 2012 at 04:04 AM in reply to Mom of 3
      The K-12 budget has been cut for several years in a row. The state government should at least hold the cost at current levels by not reducing the funding any further.
  • by porkchop Location: uranus on Feb 16, 2012 at 02:05 AM
    "...disagrees with the some of the actions..." Is the 5th grader off today?
  • by Angel Location: havelock on Feb 16, 2012 at 02:04 AM
    I am still waiting on an answer to why the state legislature passed a worker's comp bill that basically hammers the employee if they are hurt on the job!
  • by Common Sense on Feb 15, 2012 at 04:55 PM
    It didn't take him long to hear how unpopular the Republican Legislature is. What a weasel.
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      by David on Feb 15, 2012 at 05:38 PM in reply to Common Sense
      They are far better than these crooked democrats that we have here in this state and the Obama butt kissers. Hint hint: thats why Perdue isn't running for re-election, to save herself some embarrassment from losing in a landslide
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      by Yep! on Feb 15, 2012 at 07:24 PM in reply to Common Sense
      He appears to this long-time Republican as the Mitt Romney of NC GOP politics... a walking, talking empty suit... flip/flop/flip/flop... say anything necessary to get elected phony.
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