SEPTEMBER 06, 2014 4:00 PM
The tale of North Carolina's $45 million 'seat-warmer'
By Ned Barnett - firstname.lastname@example.org
For a man who spent 14 years in public service as mayor of Charlotte, Pat McCrory brought an oddly skeptical attitude toward public employees when he became governor.
In his first State of the State speech in 2013, he said, “We want to reward our talented state employees, but seat-warmers must be a thing of the past.”