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.