RALEIGH, N.C. — The incoming administration of Gov.-elect Roy Cooper is already giving noti, e to stalwarts of Gov. Pat McCrory’s administration that they’re being replaced and shouldn’t show up for work next week.
Dismissal notices were given Wednesday to a few dozen McCrory political appointees in the governor’s office and state agencies, including the Department of Environmental Quality, Cooper spokeswoman Megan Jacobs said Thursday.
The notices remind the McCrory staffers that they’ve worked at the pleasure of the outgoing Republican governor, and their jobs end once Cooper takes over early Sunday.
“We hope you will continue to serve North Carolina in other ways,” said the letters signed by Kristi Jones, who will be the next governor’s chief of staff. (Read more)