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Friday, January 27, 2023 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Encourages Eligible North Carolinians to Claim Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on Federal Taxes to Access Full Benefits Research shows millions of dollars in eligible credits go unclaimed each year

Today, Governor Cooper joined the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service in recognizing January 27 as Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day to encourage eligible North Carolinians to claim the tax credit on their upcoming federal taxes.
Friday, January 27, 2023

Today, Governor Cooper joined the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service in recognizing January 27 as Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day to encourage eligible North Carolinians to claim the tax credit on their upcoming federal taxes.

Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Donates Blood, Proclaims January as Blood Donation Month

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and First Lady Kristin Cooper visited the American Red Cross to donate blood and highlight the importance of donating blood.
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and First Lady Kristin Cooper visited the American Red Cross to donate blood and highlight the importance of donating blood.

Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Signs Executive Order to Protect State’s Information Technology Infrastructure Read the Executive Order

Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed an Executive Order prohibiting the use of certain applications and websites on state devices including computers and mobile phones.
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed an Executive Order prohibiting the use of certain applications and websites on state devices including computers and mobile phones.

Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Announces Three Judicial Appointments

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced three judicial appointments to District Courts across the state.
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced three judicial appointments to District Courts across the state.

Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 00:00

Governor Offers Reward for Information on Guilford County Murder

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Kate-Lynn Hope Simmons, age 18.
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Kate-Lynn Hope Simmons, age 18.

Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 00:00

Governor Offers Reward for Information on Vance County Murder

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of De’Cedric Tyquon Alston, 22 years old.
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of De’Cedric Tyquon Alston, 22 years old.

Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 00:00

Governor Offers Reward for Information on Atlantic Beach Murder

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Randall Joseph Miller, age 65.
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Randall Joseph Miller, age 65.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - 00:00

Op-Ed for Publication from Governor Cooper: Sustainable Electricity We Can Rely On

North Carolinians deserve reliable, sustainable electricity at a reasonable cost, but because of increasingly severe weather and aging fossil fuel plants, that result could be less certain.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

North Carolinians deserve reliable, sustainable electricity at a reasonable cost, but because of increasingly severe weather and aging fossil fuel plants, that result could be less certain.

Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 00:00

ICYMI: Business Facilities Magazine Names North Carolina State of the Year for Economic Development For the second time in three years, Business Facilities magazine has recognized North Carolina for its record number of investments in the state and jobs created

After a historic year for job announcements and investments, North Carolina has been named the “State of the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine.
Thursday, January 05, 2023

After a historic year for job announcements and investments, North Carolina has been named the “State of the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine.

Tuesday, January 3, 2023 - 00:00

Readout from Governor’s Office Meeting with Duke Energy Officials Following Christmas Power Outages

Today, Governor Cooper and staff from the Governor’s Office met with officials from Duke Energy, including Lynn Good, President and Chief Executive Officer of Duke Energy, Julie Janson, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy Carolinas, Kendal Bowman, North Carolina State President of Duke Energy, and Kevin McLaughlin, Vice President Government Affairs and External Relations of Duke Energy, to ask questions about the causes of power outages over the Christmas holiday, December 24, 25, and 26, and understand utility leaders’ plans to avoid similar outages and improve communications with customers and the public in the future.
Tuesday, January 03, 2023

Today, Governor Cooper and staff from the Governor’s Office met with officials from Duke Energy, including Lynn Good, President and Chief Executive Officer of Duke Energy, Julie Janson, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy Carolinas, Kendal Bowman, North Carolina State President of Duke Energy, and Kevin McLaughlin, Vice President Government Affairs and External Relations of Duke Energy, to ask questions about the causes of power outages over the Christmas holiday, December 24, 25, and 26, and understand utility leaders’ plans to avoid similar outages and improve communications with customers and the public in the future.