AP: McCrory defends raises to former campaign staffers

From the News & Observer

The Associated Press reports:

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is defending the big government salaries and raises granted to two young Republicans who worked on his 2012 campaign.

The pair of 24-year olds, who have worked in state government since January and were recently promoted to key senior positions at the Department of Health and Human Services, are well qualified, McCrory told WNCN (http://bit.ly/1acC977 ). Both beat out older job candidates for their positions, adding that it would be wrong to discriminate against someone on the basis of age, McCrory said.


0 thoughts on “AP: McCrory defends raises to former campaign staffers

  1. Dionysis

    And just how did a couple of wet-behind-the-ears 24 year olds “beat out older job candidates?”

    And evidently, failing to give them huge raises would be discrimination.

    This guy is unreal.

  2. Bonnie Stebnicki

    And the governor is “so sad.” Yes, Pat we do need to show more respect in the state and nation for the teaching profession…how about starting with YOU??

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.