Like all political candidates, Pat McCrory made many promises in his campaign. Now comes the hard part. Can his keep his promises? Read more here and check out a feasibility study for his top goals.
More political headlines:
--Read Rob Christensen's six takeaways from Tuesday's election. See a huge graphic breakdown of the vote. And geek out on a precinct-level analysis.
--Should college be a meandering journey of intellectual exploration or a straight line to a good job? What’s more worthwhile for today’s undergraduate – Aristotle or aerospace engineering? Biotech or British lit? There’s no right answer, but UNC system leaders are thinking that college and career should be linked more closely for the sake of students and the state’s economy.
--Point of View column: As our new governor and legislature comes into office, some significant challenges await. Yet there is an opportunity to start forging a legacy that can impact our state for generations to come. Also: Where does North Carolina stand today?
--General Assembly leaders are laying out a business agenda they say is an extension of the work they did in the past legislative session, the first under Republican control in more than a century. But with Republican Pat McCrory entering the governor’s mansion, the next two years could include wholesale changes in regulations and taxes.
--The Road Worrier takes a look at Pat McCrory's transportation wishes.