Press Releases

Governor Cooper Calls on President Trump, Congress to Support Hurricane Recovery in Eastern NC after 99% of Federal Aid Request Denied

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 9:30 AM

Governor Cooper today expressed his disappointment in the Trump Administration and Congressional leadership after they failed to fulfill North Carolina’s funding request for Hurricane Matthew recovery. In a letter, Cooper called for more robust aid, especially in the form of housing block grants from HUD, in the upcoming budget process. That letter can be read here.

Governor Cooper Announces 550-Job Expansion by AXA in Mecklenburg County

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 1:45 PM

AXA, among the largest financial protection companies in the U.S. with approximately 2.5 million client households nationwide, is expanding its Mecklenburg County operations and will add 550 new jobs over the next five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Governor Cooper Announces 1,200-Job Expansion by Credit Suisse in Wake County

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 12:00 PM

Credit Suisse will expand its Research Triangle Park campus operations, creating 1,200 new jobs in North Carolina over the next several years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest $70.5 million at its current campus in RTP to accommodate this expansion.

Cooper’s Strong Proposal for Broadband Expansion in your area

Friday, May 5, 2017 1:45 PM

Governor Cooper’s Common Ground Solutions budget included $20 million to improve internet access and service to households and businesses in underserved areas of North Carolina. Of that $20 million, $14.5 million would create a grant program to help local governments partnering with private providers and utility cooperatives complete ‘last mile’ broadband projects.

Subscribe to News Feed