Prominent tweets during McCrory's State of the State

From staff reportsFebruary 18, 2013 

Does fighting substance abuse include refinancing tobacco cessation? 17.1M cut last year.

NC Health News @NCHealthNews

“In my opinion you should try to help with mental illness. Then substance abuse will fall to the wayside.”

Brittany Moore @bmoore987

“Bringing back drug courts and the 1st lady drawing attn to mental issues wld be large for NC.”

Travis Fain @TravisFain, reporter for Greensboro News & Record

“Democrats listen intently, politely. Some applaud GOP McCrory’s statements.”

Barry Smith @Barry_Smith, associate editor at Carolina Journal

“Change the debate on education says @PatMcCroryNC and demand results. He’s right.”

Tricia Cotham @triciacotham, Republican state representative from Matthews

“Our education system is improving. Highest graduation rate in state history last year”.

Rob Thompson @NC_Children, executive director of the Covenant with NC’s Children

“Shout out to Sec. Tata on customer service for double-charged toll riders. Now, fix DMV & work on the lights on I-85.”

Tom Murry@Tom_Murry, Republican state representative from Morrisville

“For unprepared text McCrory sure is reading a lot.”

Jonathan Kappler@jonathankappler, research director at NC FreeEnterprise Foundation

“We are not going to borrow money from washington!” to huge woops.

will huntsberry @willhuntsberry, Indyweek staff writer

“Gov. Householser?”

Justin Guillory@JFGuillory, research and communications director for Progress North Carolina

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