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Ahead of Short Session Budget, Governor Cooper Shares Recommendations to Combat Emerging Contaminants Like GenX

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 11:14 AM

Ahead of the release of his short session budget, Governor Roy Cooper today shared his recommendations and requests to better protect the people of North Carolina from the health and safety threats of emerging contaminants like GenX. In total, the Governor’s budget will recommend $14.5 million for the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to address the safety and quality of North Carolina’s water and environment.

Pharma Packaging Manufacturer Chooses Wilson for New North American Headquarters and First US Plant

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 3:13 PM

Neopac US, Inc., a global manufacturer of primary packaging for the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, chose Wilson County for its first U.S. manufacturing plant and new North American headquarters, creating up to 44 new jobs and investing more than $30.8 million, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will build a new high-tech facility for high barrier Polyfoil® tube production at the Wilson Corporate Park and will work with the local government and education system to train new employees.

Manufacturer to Expand in Rowan County

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 1:07 PM

New York Air Brake, LLC (NYAB), a global manufacturer of innovative train control systems for the railroad industry, will increase its presence in North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. To further boost its operations on the East Coast as well as its manufacturing operations in Rowan County, the company expects to create up to 100 jobs and invest nearly $9 million in its operations facilities in Salisbury to address growing customer demand.

Governor Cooper Announces 367 New Jobs in Iredell County

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 11:26 AM

Corvid Technologies LLC, which provides physics-based engineering solutions for the defense, automotive, aircraft, and biomedical industries, will locate its headquarters in Iredell County, creating 367 new jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $28.9 million in Mooresville.

Governor Offers Reward in Murder in Northampton County

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 1:27 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a home invasion and the murder of Terriel Teriek High, 29 years old.

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