Press Releases

Gov. Cooper Names New Appointees for State Boards and Commissions

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 1:03 PM

Today, Gov. Roy Cooper named 21 new appointees to various state boards and commissions, including the North Carolina Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services and the North Carolina Sedimentation Control Commission.

Governor Cooper Comments on Harmful Health Care Changes

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 6:09 PM

I’m disappointed to see the Trump Administration attempting to drive up health care costs for middle income families by sabotaging our health care system and withholding tens of millions of dollars a month from North Carolina’s economy.

Governor Cooper Comments on Harmful Health Care Changes

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 5:01 PM

The Trump Administration announced that the federal government will no longer make Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments under the Affordable Care Act, ensuring that health insurance premiums will sky rocket in North Carolina. The President also signed an Executive Order that promotes junk health insurance, increasing costs for middle class families and putting North Carolinians at risk of being discriminated against based on pre-existing conditions. 

Workforce Development Leaders Honored by Governor Cooper

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 2:17 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that a wood veneer manufacturer, a regional collaborative for economic development, and four individual North Carolinians have won NCWorks Awards of Distinction for outstanding accomplishments and contributions in workforce development. The awards were presented last evening during a ceremony held in Greensboro.

North Carolina Sends Emergency Management Team to Help Puerto Rico with Hurricane Maria Recovery

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 4:34 PM

North Carolina is sending more help to Puerto Rico as the island continues to recover and rebuild from devastation caused after Hurricane Maria struck September 20. Tuesday morning a 10-person incident management team comprised of local and state emergency management staff will fly to Puerto Rico to help local officials coordinate disaster response and recovery efforts.

Governor Cooper’s Bill Signings

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 4:21 PM

Governor Cooper signed into law S.B. 582, an act (i) to make technical, clarifying, and other modifications to the current operations appropriations act of 2017 and to related legislation and (ii) to make agency technical corrections.

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