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State Auditor Finds Ineffective Oversight Of Occupational Licensing Boards And Commissions PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 25 August 2014 10:11

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - One or more findings have been detailed in audit of the state's occupational and licensing boards and commissions. The results include inadequate oversight by state entities of the boards and commissions.

The results were released by State Auditor Beth Wood's office.
The Report Summary:
This audit analyzes operational and financial information for occupational licensing boards and commissions (Boards) for the purpose of identifying areas that may warrant further attention or examination from legislatures, auditors, state-level entities, and Boards. 
While not the original objective, this audit also analyzes state-level oversight of Boards for the purpose of reporting on the level of oversight activity. 
The results of our audit disclosed items that are considered reportable under Government Auditing Standards. Specifically this report found that Boards operate with ineffective oversight from state-level entities, multiple instances of noncompliance with N.C. General Statutes, and other items identified for further review. 
Boards and State-level entities generally agreed with our findings and recommendations. Details about each item are provided in the Audit Findings, Recommendations, and Responses section of the report.
The entire report can be accessed at http://www.ncauditor.net/EpsWeb/Reports/FiscalControl/FCA-2014-7092.pdf
Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 10:12
Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule For Thursday, August 21, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 21 August 2014 14:11


RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Thursday, August 21, 2014, as released by his office.
3 p.m.
Governor’s Teacher Advisory Committee Meeting
Executive Mansion
200 N. Blount Street
Open to Press
Court Of Appeals Judge Bob Hunter To Fill Supreme Court Seat Vacated By Mark Martin PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 15:04

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - One day after he appointed North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Mark Martin to the position of Chief Justice, Gov. Pat McCrory has filled Martin's vacant seat with Court of Appeals Judge Bob Hunter.

Hunter will take his seat on the high court September 6, five days after Martin leaves the spot for the top job. Martin replaces retiring Chief Justice Sarah Parker, who has reached the mandated age of retirment.
“As a lawyer who practiced for 35 years and as a current judge on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, Judge Hunter has the experience and integrity needed to serve on North Carolina's Supreme Court,” said Gov. McCrory in a statement. "I am confident that Judge Hunter will continue to serve our state to the best of his legal abilities and with the highest of ethical standards." 
Judge Hunter, who lives in Morehead City, has served on the North Carolina Court of Appeals since 2008. 
Prior to joining the Court of Appeals, Judge Hunter practiced law for 35 years in Greensboro.  He has served as Chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, Deputy Attorney General, and was a member of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council. 
Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 15:05
Three New Appointments To North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 14:47

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The state board that manages, restores, develops, cultivates, protects and regulates the state's marine and estuary resources has three new members.

Joseph Shute, Samuel Corbett, and Anton "Mike" Wicker received their appointments to three-year terms from Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday. 
Shute is from Cateret County and has run inshore, light tackle and fly fishing charters for the last 27 years in the Morehead City and Atlantic Beach area. 
Corbett, from Pender County, is a full-time commercial fisherman who fishes inshore gill net, blue crab, oysters and clams. 
Wicker, who resides in Wake County, is a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service who does environmental restoration in the state. 
The commission consists of a nine-member board.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 14:47

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