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There’s a new boss for North Carolina’s state employees lobby

Broome worked as a real estate lobbyist for years in North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia, according to a SEANC news release, and in 2016 became the communications director for the N.C. Department of Transportation. He was also the interim director of the ...

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Outgoing SEANC Executive Director Mitch Leonard, from left, with new SEANC Executive Director Robert Broome and SEANC President Stanley Drewery Submitted photo SEANC Outgoing SEANC Executive Director Mitch Leonard, from left, with new SEANC Executive Director Robert Broome and SEANC President Stanley Drewery Submitted photo SEANC setLeadImageSize(); $(window).resize(function() { var clientWidth = Math.max(document.documentElement.clientWidth, window.innerWidth || 0); if (clientWidth > 767) { $('.lead-item').find('.caption').hide(); $('.lead-item .lead-caption').show(); } else { $('.lead-item .lead-caption').hide(); } setLeadImageSize(); }); $('.lead-item img').click(function(){ var elemWidth = Math.max(document.documentElement.clientWidth, window.innerWidth || 0); if(elemWidth = scrollEndPos || windowCurrentPos SEANC has tens of thousands of members and advocates for better pay, benefits, pension raises and workplace conditionsSince collective bargaining isn’t allowed for public employees in North Carolina, it’s the closest thing state workers have to a union. “SEANC has a proud history of advocating for thousands of public servants who have dedicated their lives and careers to moving North Carolina forward,” Broome said in a statement“It is an honor to be entrusted with this tremendous responsibility by the members, and I am thrilled to become part of this talented team.” Broome worked as a real estate lobbyist for years in North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia, according to a SEANC news release, and in 2016 became the communications director for the N.CDepartment of TransportationHe was also the interim director of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. 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SUBSCRIBE NOW He has also served as a political consultant and was an analyst for the Tennessee state legislature earlier in his career. Broome is taking over from Mitch Leonard, who had been the executive director ever since the previous executive director, Dana Cope, stepped down amid a corruption investigation in 2015Following a News & Observer investigation into his finances, Cope plead guilty to stealing half a million dollars from SEANC and is scheduled to be released from prison in 2020. 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