McCrory and three Democratic congressmen exchange pointed letters over handling of shutdown – News & Observer


There has been a polite but pointed exchange of letters between Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and three of the state’s Democratic congressman about the Raleigh administration’s handling of federally-funded anti-poverty programs during the government shutdown.

The exchange started when the three Democratic Reps – David Price, G. K. Butterfield, and Mel Watt – sent a letter to McCrory inquiring why North Carolina seemed to be the only state to interrupt funding of the old welfare program, now known as the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Grant or TANF. (More)

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