Press Releases

The Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM) distributed more than $330 million in directed grants to local governments and community organizations in the last 10 days.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper held a roundtable at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte to highlight the Longleaf Commitment community college grant program. Cooper met with education leaders and grant recipients to spotlight the program and raise awareness for current high school seniors who may be eligible to get a grant to attend community college debt-free.

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed March 2022 as Students@Work℠ Month in North Carolina.

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed March as Women’s History Month to honor the women who have shaped North Carolina’s history.

Based on improving trends with COVID-19, masks will become optional in most state agencies and facilities beginning March 7.

Governor Roy Cooper announced today $164 million in loans and grants to help pay for 76 drinking water and wastewater projects statewide. 

Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 251 in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine that directs state government agencies and departments to review all existing contracts and operations and to terminate any agreements or operations that directly benefit Russian entities.

Governor Roy Cooper announced nominations and appointments to North Carolina boards and commissions today.

Six North Carolina educators have won Governor’s Educator Discovery Awards to help strengthen their work in schools, Governor Roy Cooper and the North Carolina Business Committee for Education announced.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured PoleVolt, a new electric vehicle charging station in Charlotte created by a partnership between the City of Charlotte, Duke Energy, Centralina Regional Council and UNC Charlotte.

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