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Raleigh, NC 27699-0301





The governor's specific duties and responsibilities are mandated by the state constitution and legislative statutes. They include the state budget; serving as commander in chief of the state militia; chairing the Council of State; convening special legislative sessions; executing the laws of the state; granting pardons, commuting prison sentences, and issuing extradition warrants; joining interstate compacts; reorganizing and consolidating state agencies under his or her direct control; exercising final authority over state expenditures and administering funds and loans from the federal government; and delivering the annual state-of-the-state address to a joint session of the legislature.


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