"You've got a great opportunity here," Sharon Decker tells her new successor John Skvarla after people cleared out after a press conference. Decker announced that she is resigning as the N.C. Commerce Secretary during a press conference in the Old House Chamber at the N.C. State Capitol on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Gov. Pat McCrory, who was also on hand, introduced John Skvarla, head of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, as her replacement. The two later met for lunch to discuss issues further.
"You've got a great opportunity here," Sharon Decker tells her new successor John Skvarla after people cleared out after a press conference. Decker announced that she is resigning as the N.C. Commerce Secretary during a press conference in the Old House Chamber at the N.C. State Capitol on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Gov. Pat McCrory, who was also on hand, introduced John Skvarla, head of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, as her replacement. The two later met for lunch to discuss issues further. clowenst@newsobserver.com
"You've got a great opportunity here," Sharon Decker tells her new successor John Skvarla after people cleared out after a press conference. Decker announced that she is resigning as the N.C. Commerce Secretary during a press conference in the Old House Chamber at the N.C. State Capitol on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Gov. Pat McCrory, who was also on hand, introduced John Skvarla, head of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, as her replacement. The two later met for lunch to discuss issues further. clowenst@newsobserver.com

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