Press Releases

All Cabinet secretaries announced by Governor Roy Cooper have been sworn in and are on the job working to move North Carolina forward, Cooper said today.

Governor Roy Cooper signed a proclamation declaring January 2017 as Stalking Awareness Month in North Carolina. The month of January is also recognized as National Stalking Awareness Month. 

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that North Carolina has received more than $198 million to help families and communities recover from Hurricane Matthew.  

At an education event held this morning, Gov. Roy Cooper encouraged leaders in business and education to support improvements in North Carolina’s K-12 school system, including an increase in teacher pay.

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.