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The White House and FEMA have granted Governor Roy Cooper’s Aug. 27 request for a major disaster declaration for seven North Carolina counties that were hit hard by floods after Tropical Storm Fred.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper vetoed the following bill:

Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Norlan Graves to serve as Superior Court Judge in Judicial District 6A, serving Halifax County.

Governor Roy Cooper signed three criminal justice reform bills into law today, House Bill 436: Support Law Enforcement Mental Health, House Bill 536: Law Enforcement Duty to Intervene and Senate Bill 300: Criminal Justice Reform. These bills align with recommendations of the Governor’s Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice (TREC).

 Today Governor Roy Cooper signed an Executive Order to make it easier for North Carolinians to access treatment for COVID-19.

 Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bill into law:

North Carolina is sending National Guard personnel to help Louisiana after the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Ida.

More than 180,000 North Carolina households are getting critical assistance affording high-speed internet service thanks to a federal relief program that helps families in need pay internet bills and fully participate in the digital economy.

In recognition of exciting developments in North Carolina’s golf industry, Governor Roy Cooper has declared today, Tuesday, August 31st, as “North Carolina Golf Day.” 

Today Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 229. The Executive Order extends several provisions outlined in Executive Order 224 that direct the State Health Director to issue statewide standing orders for testing and vaccination.

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