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NC General Assembly to hold special session regarding Hurricane Matthew relief efforts

Gov. Pat McCrory (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina General Assembly will hold a special legislative session to discuss ongoing Hurricane Matthew relief efforts around the state.

During McCrory’s Hurricane Matthew Recovery Committee meeting on Friday, he called for the session to be held on Dec. 13.

“Now that we have received input directly from the communities most impacted by Hurricane Matthew, I am officially requesting that the legislature convenes for a special session to address these important needs as quickly as possible,” said Governor McCrory, according to WTVD.

More than 25 people died during the flooding and thousands more were displaced.