Press Releases

Manufacturer to Add 42 Jobs in Burke County

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 11:52 AM

Jackson Paper Manufacturing Company, North Carolina’s largest recycled paper producer, will open a new plant in Burke County, creating 42 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Statement on Veto Override

Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 12:22 PM

Governor Cooper released the following statement after the legislature overrode vetoes on HB 3 and SB 3:

Governor Cooper Celebrates New Regional Workforce Development Initiative

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 1:05 PM

The Triad area will get $3.2 million for more job training opportunities in Alamance, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham counties, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The state funds have been awarded to the Eastern Triad Workforce Initiative, a public-private partnership that will provide apprenticeship and on-the-job training.

State Joins NGA Cybersecurity Initiative

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 11:44 AM

North Carolina has been selected as one of four states to be included in the National Governors Association (NGA) Policy Academy on Implementing State Cybersecurity. North Carolina joins Indiana, West Virginia and Wisconsin in NGA’s Policy Academy, which will provide technical assistance to help each state modernize cybersecurity planning and infrastructure.

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