A former economic development executive for Duke Energy Corp. has been elected governor of North Carolina and is expected to make that state more competitive with neighbor South Carolina in the competition for new jobs.
Gov.-elect Pat McCrory is credited with compiling a solid jobs record during 14 years as mayor of Charlotte and is the state's first Republican governor in 20 years.
executives who know McCrory predict he’ll make economic development a
priority and work diligently to recruit jobs. More here.