The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina will "assist, promote, and enhance economic opportunities" according to its founding document.
A tax boon for television and film productions expires on Jan. 1, 2015, and Wilmington-area producers say some production business is going elsewhere. As officials with Gov. McCrory's administration prepare to go to bat for the program, local entrepreneurs capitalize on productions that have already come here.
A new private nonprofit will take over much of the state's job recruitment functions by the end of the year. Commerce Sec. Sharon Decker says she expects to hire the PPP's first executive director in the next 45 days.
Much of North Carolina's job recruitment apparatus would be turned over to a nonprofit under a reorganization bill that cleared the House Commerce Committee.