Press Releases

Today, Governor Roy Cooper declared a State of Emergency for Duplin and Sampson counties in response to the effects of heavy rain and flooding on the agricultural sector in those counties.

This year, Governor Roy Cooper announced 14,114 new jobs in North Carolina, representing 134 business recruitment, expansion, or rural development projects that engaged with the North Carolina Department of Commerce or its team at the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced appointments to boards and commissions.

Yesterday, Governor Roy Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein filed an amicus brief in federal court that urges the court to address racial discrimination in the State senate map that violates the Voting Rights Act by diluting the power of Black voters.

More than 50 years ago, an impressive crystal chandelier was delivered in a nondescript box to the North Carolina Executive Mansion.

Governor Roy Cooper today joined US Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg at Raleigh Union Station to celebrate historic funding announced last week for the S-Line, a faster passenger rail route between Raleigh and Richmond.

President Biden and US Department of Transportation officials announced today that North Carolina will receive a $1.09 billion discretionary federal grant to design and build the first segment of the S-Line, a high-performance passenger rail line to better connect North Carolina and Virginia, and rural and urban communities in North Carolina.

Following UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz’ resignation to become President of Michigan State University, Governor Roy Cooper reiterated the need for changes in the governance of the UNC System, highlighting recommendations put forward by the Governor’s Commission on Public University Governance earlier this year.

DMA Industries, LLC, a supplier of aftermarket automotive and heavy duty replacement parts, will expand and modernize its distribution operations in Columbus County, creating 21 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Today, Governor Cooper announced that Millwork & Panel LLC, a residential siding manufacturer, will create 48 new jobs in Catawba County.