Press Releases

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.

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the state of North Carolina’s request for a 14-day extension for Hurricane Matthew survivors to apply for federal disaster assistance.  The new deadline is Monday, Jan. 23.

Today, Governor Cooper delivered his inaugural address from the Executive Mansion. Following are his remarks, and you can watch the speech here.

Gov. Roy Cooper served notice today that he is seeking federal approval that would allow the state to cover more uninsured North Carolinians through Medicaid.

Governor Roy Cooper today named Erik Hooks to lead the state’s public safety department to direct law statewide law enforcement, emergency management, juvenile justice, and corrections divisions.

After less than a week in office, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper is already preparing for his first winter storm.