Press Releases

In honor of our nation’s first inhabitants, Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed November as American Indian Heritage Month, celebrating the history and heritage of North Carolina’s eight state recognized tribes including the Coharie, Eastern Band of Cherokee, Haliwa-Saponi, Lumbee, Meherrin, Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation, Sappony and Waccamaw-Siouan.

Today, Governor Cooper's spokesman Jordan Monaghan issued the following comment on the three judge panel's ruling in Wake County on the General Assembly's unconstitutional seizure of appointments to executive branch boards and commissions:

Toyota has announced plans to invest an additional $8 billion in its electric battery manufacturing site in Randolph County, including hiring another 3,000 employees.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper participated in a ribbon cutting for the new State Veterans Home in Kernersville.

Epsilon Advanced Materials, Inc., a global provider of synthetic graphite used in electric vehicle batteries, will build its first manufacturing facility in the United States in Brunswick County, creating 500 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that he is directing $1.4 million in federal funding to assist schools in expanding school breakfast programs.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 292 directing bold action to advance environmental justice.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper honored the Lenoir-Rhyne University Men’s Lacrosse and Women’s Triathlon teams on winning the 2023 and 2022 NCAA National Championship in their respective sports.

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

On Wednesday, October 18, 2023, Governor Roy Cooper signed a Type I state disaster declaration for public assistance for the Village of Cedar Rock in Caldwell County that suffered damages from a rain event on July 15.