Press Releases

In Meeting with Secretary Zinke, Gov. Cooper Underscores North Carolina’s Opposition to Offshore Drilling

Saturday, Feb 3, 2018 1:22 PM

In a meeting with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today on offshore drilling and seismic testing, Governor Cooper underscored North Carolina’s opposition to both. Cooper was joined by elected officials and stakeholders from coastal North Carolina who stressed the threats both offshore drilling and seismic testing pose to North Carolina’s coastal economies and tourism industry.

Governor Offers Reward in Murders in Guilford County

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 5:41 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murders of Asia Brown, 22 years old, and her son, Ashton Brown, 2 years old.

Governor Offers Reward in Shooting in Robeson County

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 5:39 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the shooting and attempted carjacking of Ms. Robie Hunt, 49 years old.

Governor Cooper Urges Secretary Zinke To Hold Public Hearings on Offshore Drilling In Coastal Communities

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 1:41 PM

Governor Roy Cooper urged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to grant a 60-day extension on public comments on offshore drilling and seismic testing off of North Carolina’s coast. In the letter to Sec. Zinke, Governor Cooper also urged the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to hold additional public hearings on the North Carolina coast in Kill Devil Hills, Morehead City, and Wilmington. Currently, the only public feedback session is set to take place in Raleigh as an “open house.”

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