Press Releases

Today, Governor Cooper issued Executive Order No. 303 directing whole-of-government coordination to improve reentry for formerly incarcerated people in the most significant effort targeted at strengthening reentry in state history.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper recognized the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) and the Morganton-based non-profit The Industrial Commons (TIC) as each organization won highly prestigious grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Regional Innovation Engines, or NSF Engines, Program.

Governor Cooper released the following statement in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day:

HEYCO-Werk USA Inc., a plastics injection molder for the automotive industry, will create 34 new jobs in Gaston County, Governor Cooper announced today.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited C.C. Griffin STEM Middle School in Concord as part of “The Year of Public Schools” education tour.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper traveled to Nashville Elementary School in Nash County, where he attended elementary school as a child, to proclaim 2024 as “The Year of Public Schools” in North Carolina. Gov. Cooper was joined by business leaders, state and local education leaders, teachers, and parents.

DEHN Inc., an international electrical engineering and manufacturing company, has selected Iredell County as the location for its new United States headquarters operation, creating 195 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

On the 51st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Governor Roy Cooper shared the following statement:

Governor Roy Cooper joined President Joe Biden in Raleigh today to announce $82 million in new investments from the American Rescue Plan’s Capital Projects Fund that will connect at least 16,000 North Carolina homes and businesses to high-speed internet as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Investing in America agenda.

Today, Governor Cooper visited a bus facility in Durham to highlight the recent significant federal funding for electric school buses in North Carolina.