Press Releases

In his first Medium post since being sworn in, Governor Roy Cooper laid out his priorities to work with legislators to strengthen and grow the middle class through economic opportunities

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Mountaire Farms will launch a feed mill operation that will bring 65 jobs to Scotland County. The integrated poultry processing company plans to invest nearly $44 million at a site near Laurinburg over the next three years.

Governor Roy Cooper today urged all North Carolina residents and businesses affected by Hurricane Matthew to register with FEMA by the Monday, January 23 deadline.

Governor Roy Cooper has recommended eight community and regional projects in Western North Carolina for Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) funding. The recommendations total more than $3 million in ARC funds.  

Governor Roy Cooper today announced a new leadership team for the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that North Carolina has been awarded a $4.5 million federal grant to help Hurricane Matthew survivors with their long-term recovery needs.

Governor Roy Cooper issued the following statment on Monday's challenge to the legislative block on Medicaid expansion:

Governor Roy Cooper named Secretaries to head two additional cabinet departments today as he works to move North Carolina forward.

Governor Roy Cooper named leaders to head the departments of Commerce and Administration Thursday as he builds his team to lead North Carolina for the next four years.

Governor Roy Cooper has hired an expert in public policy to serve as Policy Director and named two veteran state government employees to posts in the Governor’s Office as he continued to fill his state team Tuesday.