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Governor Cooper Honors the U.S. Army’s 243rd Birthday

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 1:23 PM

Gov. Cooper today proclaimed June 14 to be the birthday of the U.S. Army in North Carolina, 243 years after the Second Continental Congress established the Army. Since the War for Independence, the U.S. Armed Forces have continued the tradition of securing our freedoms.

Cooper Joins Governors to Oppose Legislation Demanding Ransom In Order To Be Exempt From Offshore Drilling

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 10:27 AM

Governor Cooper today joined a coalition of Atlantic Coast governors from Connecticut, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Virginia to urge Congress to oppose the Enhancing State Management of Federal Lands and Waters Act. In a joint letter, the governors called on congressional leaders to reject the proposal to charge the taxpayers of states opposed to offshore drilling if they want to secure an exemption. Read the letter here


Cooper Office Statement on the GOP Budget

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 12:15 PM

Today, Ford Porter, spokesman for Governor Roy Cooper, shared the following comment after the legislature voted to override the Governor’s veto and pass a special interest budget that prohibited public input and amendment from other representatives.


Governor Cooper Announces Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 10:29 AM

Yesterday, Governor Roy Cooper announced he will be making 32 executive nominations and appointments to 14 different boards, councils, and commissions including the North Carolina Board of Transportation, the NCWorks Commission and the Environmental Management Commission.

Teams Assessing Damage in Western North Carolina

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 11:39 AM

State and federal emergency management experts are in western North Carolina to begin surveying destruction caused by last week’s torrential rains and mudslides to determine what help individuals a

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