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Duke University and Division Of Veterans Affairs Join Forces For Mental Health Treatment PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 05:35

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A two-year partnership between Duke University and the state of North Carolina's veterans affairs agency will focus on increasing mental health services for veterans, military families, and transitioning personnel within North Carolina.
 
The partnership will provide the state's 50 veteran support specialists with high-quality training, specifically developed for veterans, aligning with Governor McCrory's mission to continue North Carolina's legacy as "the most veteran-friendly state in America."   
 
The Evidence-based Practice Implementation Center offers comprehensive guidance, training and support to organizations and systems to learn and sustain the most effective ways to serve the veterans who have served our country.  
 
Veterans Affairs Division Director Ilario Pantano said the collaboration will ensure the state responds to veterans needs effectively and will help make North Carolina a leader in advocating for veterans.

 
Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule For Tuesday, March 31, 2015 PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 05:20

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Tuesday, March 31, 2015, as released by his office.

1:15 p.m.
Executive Mansion
200 N. Blount Street
Raleigh

OPEN to credentialed press only.

4:30 p.m.
North Carolina Contractors College Gold Star Program
Executive Mansion
200 N. Blount Street
Raleigh

*The program commences at 4 p.m.*
 
OPEN to credentialed press only.

 
N.C. National Guard Soldiers Deploy To Bahrain For Security Detail PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Monday, 30 March 2015 05:35

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The North Carolina National Guard’s Alpha Battery is heading to Bahrain, having been deployed in support of U.S. Navy Central Command. The soldiers will provide security in Bahrain, according to the Department of Public Safety.

Alpha Battery deployed with the 1-113th Battalion and the 30th Brigade on two occasions supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005 and 2009.

As part of the dual mission of the National Guard, Alpha Battery was also activated in 2012 to support the Democratic National Convention. Their mission was to secure key facilities throughout the city of Charlotte and be prepared to react should civil unrest present itself.

 
Gov. McCrory's Statement On Gas Tax Compromise PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 30 March 2015 05:17

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following a gas tax compromise announced by state legislative leaders, in which the state portion of the gas tax will drop from 37.5 cents to 36 cents per gallon, Gov. Pat McCrory issued the following statement. Another penny would be eliminated next year and then another in the summer of 2016.

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"This proposal protects and stabilizes gas tax revenue so we can fund important transportation  priorities that connect communities throughout our state. I appreciate the spirit of cooperation by House and Senate leaders in working to reach this bipartisan compromise."

 
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