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Today, Governor Roy Cooper issued the following statement:

Today, Governor Roy Cooper tested positive for COVID-19. The Governor is experiencing mild symptoms.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the Clean Smokestacks Act by acknowledging the impact of the landmark environmental legislation and reaffirming North Carolina’s commitment to protecting our resources and communities while transitioning to clean energy and growing the state’s economy.

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed June 19 as Juneteenth Day in North Carolina to honor the oldest known commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the United States.

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that 30 local governments in rural areas across the state have been awarded grants from the Rural Transformation Grant Fund, a new source of support for rural economic development projects in North Carolina funded by the federal American Rescue Plan.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper attended the Pollocksville Town Hall Rededication Ceremony to celebrate the ongoing recovery of Pollocksville following severe flooding during Hurricane Florence in 2018

Today, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) Secretary Reid Wilson visited the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher to highlight investments in the aquarium from the 2021-22 state budget and kick off the summer tourism season in North Carolina.

Cabinet manufacturer Design Mode Cabinetry will create 139 new jobs in Duplin County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

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

“These appointees bring years of experience and knowledge to the bench,” Governor Cooper said. “I am grateful for their dedication to their communities over the years, and grateful for their willingness to serve.”

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