Campaign News Updates


It’s All One Big Life

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Women Activating, Advocating and Leading in their Communities and Industries I have the best leadership mentor; she is Mayor of Raleigh and she is my mom. I’m Nancy’s oldest daughter, Katie, but you have probably come to know me as … Continue reading

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Women’s Breakfast with Mayor McFarlane

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This event is now SOLD-OUT. Thank you for your support and we look forward to meeting these fantastic women leaders.  

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Watch the Annual State of the City Addess

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On March 9, 2015, Mayor Nancy McFarlane gave her annual State of the City Address to the Raleigh Rotary Club. Watch here as she discusses Raleigh’s growth, transit, Dix park, long-range planning, affordable housing and infrastructure investments.

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Mayor McFarlane & Metro Mayors Oppose Legislation Limiting Cities’ Authority

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Mayor Nancy McFarlane spoke out against bills in North Carolina State Legislature that would limit the ability of cities and towns to guide planning and zoning issues on their outskirts. She joins other members of the Metropolitan Association of Mayors, … Continue reading

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Google Fiber is Coming to Raleigh!

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  Google has announced that Raleigh will be one of 4 metropolitan areas to receive high-speed Google Fiber! The news is an affirmation of our status as a major east-coast tech hub, and Raleigh’s latest achievement as we continue making … Continue reading

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Raleigh Gets Dix Park in Historic Preservation of Green Space

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After long negotiations, Mayor McFarlane is thrilled to announce that the City of Raleigh has secured 308 acres of the Dorathea Dix property in downtown Raleigh to be preserved as a destination park! At the press conference announcing the deal, … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur Magazine Recognizes Mayor McFarlane’s Leadership in Raleigh

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Entrepreneur Magazine featured Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane in their article “What It Takes to Build a Startup City: Meet 7 Mayors Promoting Entrepreneurship.” The article highlighted Mayor McFarlane’s recent hire of Raleigh’s very first Innovation & Entrepreneur Manager. Derrick Minor, the … Continue reading

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“Designing the Future” — Mayor McFarlane’s 2014 State of the City Address

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On Monday, March 24, Mayor McFarlane delivered her 2014 State of the City Address to the Raleigh Rotary Club. Here is the complete text of her speech as prepared for delivery: Thank you to everyone for being here, and special … Continue reading

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Mayor McFarlane traveling to SXSW to recruit businesses to Raleigh

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Mayor McFarlane is leading a group of economic development officials and entrepreneurs to Austin, Texas to represent Raleigh at the annual South by Southwest music and technology festival. Since Austin is one of the only cities in America to appear … Continue reading

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Help Mayor McFarlane bring Google Fiber to Raleigh!

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On Wednesday, Google announced that Raleigh may become the next home to the tech giant’s ultra-high-speed Google Fiber broadband network. Reaching speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps, Google Fiber is 100 times faster than today’s basic broadband service. Individual citizens … Continue reading

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