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for Carolina Banker Vol. 92 Issue 4, Winter 2013
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The Community Bank Services Board of Directors recently approved the endorsement of a new partner, Decision Dynamics, Inc. Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation into law that establishes the Electronic Lien and Title Program, implemented by the Division of Motor Vehicles. North Carolina banks and other lenders must enroll in the program to apply for liens on vehicle titles.
Thomas G. Walker was appointed United States Attorney General for the Eastern District of North Carolina in 2011. In an interview, Walker discusses his experience overseeing federal criminal and civil matters. He also responds to questions regarding cybersecurity, financial crimes and justice department priorities.
Richard Hudson was elected in 2012 to represent North Carolina’s Eighth Congressional District. In an interview, Hudson discusses his background in politics and top legislative priorities. Hudson believes community-generated solutions will help stabilize and grow the state’s economy.
The North Carolina Bankers Association presented Governor Pat McCrory with a resolution supporting the North Carolina Common Core State Standards. The resolution called for continued implementation of these rigorous goals and aligned assessments to ensure students are prepared for success in college and career. This article discusses the standards in relation to statistics on test scores, graduation rates and employment.
Credit Unions compete with banks in communities across North Carolina, and there is no practical limitation on who a credit union can serve. The tax-exempt status puts credit unions at a competitive advantage relative to other taxpaying financial institutions providing identical services. This article discusses how credit unions have evolved and affected economic behavior in North Carolina.