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Governor Cooper Adds New Policy Director

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 10:25 AM

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that North Carolina native Sarah Bolton has joined his administration in the role of Policy Director.

Gov. Cooper Declares Nov. 15 Rural Health Day

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 3:05 PM

The North Carolina Office of Rural Health, the oldest in the United States, today celebrates 45 years of service improving access to health care for the people of North Carolina. 

Public Safety Officials Urge Public to Prepare for Blast of Winter Weather

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 6:23 PM

Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging the public to pay close attention to their local forecast and be prepared for ice in western counties. State emergency and transportation officials are closely monitoring weather and road conditions and are working with local emergency officials to provide support if needed.

Governor Cooper Visits Washington To Push for More Florence Recovery Help from Federal Government

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 1:00 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today met with the North Carolina Congressional delegation and key federal officials to push for more federal assistance with Hurricane Florence recovery efforts. The storm, which took 41 lives in North Carolina, caused an estimated $17 billion in damages in North Carolina—more than Hurricanes Floyd and Matthew combined—and dumped 8 trillion gallons of rain in the state making it the heaviest rains in east coast history.

Governor Cooper Announces Cybersecurity Training Initiative for Veterans in North Carolina

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 10:36 AM

Cisco Systems will partner with leading industry partners and the state to train North Carolina veterans for jobs in the cybersecurity workforce. The announcement was made by state officials and representatives from Cisco at this morning’s meeting of the NCWorks Commission meeting, Governor Cooper’s statewide workforce development board.

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