Press Releases

North Carolina Sends Emergency Management Team to Help Puerto Rico with Hurricane Maria Recovery

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 4:34 PM

North Carolina is sending more help to Puerto Rico as the island continues to recover and rebuild from devastation caused after Hurricane Maria struck September 20. Tuesday morning a 10-person incident management team comprised of local and state emergency management staff will fly to Puerto Rico to help local officials coordinate disaster response and recovery efforts.

Governor Cooper’s Bill Signings

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 4:21 PM

Governor Cooper signed into law S.B. 582, an act (i) to make technical, clarifying, and other modifications to the current operations appropriations act of 2017 and to related legislation and (ii) to make agency technical corrections.

Legislative Session Fails North Carolina Families

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 10:54 AM

This week, legislative leaders refused to act on numerous issues important to North Carolina families, instead prioritizing pet projects and partisan schemes. Legislators refused to fund DEQ and DHHS’ request for resources to protect drinking water, failed to address class size challenges facing North Carolina classrooms, and left critical government appointments vacant.

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