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Legislative Session Fails North Carolina Families

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 10:54 AM

This week, legislative leaders refused to act on numerous issues important to North Carolina families, instead prioritizing pet projects and partisan schemes. Legislators refused to fund DEQ and DHHS’ request for resources to protect drinking water, failed to address class size challenges facing North Carolina classrooms, and left critical government appointments vacant.

Governor Cooper Proclaims Manufacturing Week in North Carolina

Monday, Oct 2, 2017 3:37 PM

North Carolina highlights the economic importance of the state’s manufacturing sector this week in a proclamation issued today by Governor Roy Cooper. The declaration of October 2-6 as 'North Carolina Manufacturing Week’ brings attention to a business sector that employs 460,000 people in the state, represents 20 percent of the state’s total economic output and offers young people a challenging and rewarding career path.

Hurricane Maria’s Impacts Reach North Carolina Outer Banks

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 2:50 PM

As Hurricane Maria drifts slowly by North Carolina more than 100 miles off our coast, heavy surf is pounding beaches and coastal islands and Governor Roy Cooper encouraged residents to prepare for high winds and water. 

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