Press Releases

Gov. Cooper Names New Appointees for State Boards and Commissions

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 11:07 AM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced 31 new appointees to various state boards and commissions for North Carolina, including the State Health Coordinating Council, the Minority Health Advisory Council, and the Domestic Violence Commission

Governor Offers Reward In Missing Persons Case In Randolph County

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 4:25 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 disappearance of Jimmy Lee Isom, 36 years old.

Governor Cooper Urges Precautions to Avoid Flu, Fight Its Spread

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 12:37 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today urged all North Carolinians to take extra precautions to avoid catching or spreading the flu virus during peak flu season. Influenza has claimed the lives of at least 140 North Carolinians since flu season began in October.

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.

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