Press Releases

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the NC Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (VolunteerNC), a division of the Governor’s office, has secured funding to create the North Carolina Climate Action Corps as part of the Climate Action Corps National Expansion Pilot through the California Volunteers.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured Cedar Ridge Elementary School in Lowgap and delivered supplies collected from the Governor’s School Supply Drive.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper issued the following statement on the Republican supermajority's plan to tie Medicaid Expansion to their controversial, backroom casino plan:

Chick-fil-A Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, Inc., and distribution service provider of the chain’s restaurants, will create more than 85 jobs in Rowan County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed September 15 – October 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month to honor and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of the Hispanic, Latino, Latinx and Latine communities across North Carolina.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bills into law:

Governor Roy Cooper is directing $8 million in federal funding to provide a one-time special allocation to all NC Pre-K classrooms to help address classroom needs for the new school year.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper appointed Judge Allison Riggs to serve on the North Carolina Supreme Court and Judge Carolyn Thompson to serve on the North Carolina Court of Appeals.

VolunteerNC, an agency within the Office of the Governor, today announced that North Carolina has received $15.9 million in funding from the AmeriCorps agency and private funding to support nearly 700 AmeriCorps members to serve with 22 organizations across the state.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper hosted a roundtable discussion at the Kathy Taft Center for Leadership and Excellence in Pitt County to highlight the extreme Republican plans to undermine and underfund public education in North Carolina.