Press Releases

North Carolina Sends Teams to Texas to Respond to Hurricane Harvey

Sunday, Aug 27, 2017 7:20 PM

North Carolina is sending help to Texas as the state endures catastrophic flooding following Hurricane Harvey. Two Helo-Aquatic Rescue Teams, known as NC HART, are en route to San Antonio, Texas to help with flood rescue and response.

ICYMI: GOP Assault on Judicial Branch Detailed

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 4:34 PM

Since gaining a majority, legislators have had more than a dozen unconstitutional laws overturned. In return, Republican legislators are now making brazen attempts to rig the judicial system to better favor them. 

Early Stage Tech Companies to Get Seed Funds to Spur Growth

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 1:55 PM

A total of 32 small, technology-oriented companies across 18 North Carolina communities will get $1.9 million to help them grow and provide good jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. These are the latest round of grants from the state’s One North Carolina Small Business program, an important source of capital that helps early-stage technology companies bridge the challenging period between initial development of a new technology and the point where sales revenue from a new product is generated.

Manufacturer to Expand in Rowan County

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 5:45 PM

New York Air Brake, LLC (NYAB), a global manufacturer of innovative train control systems for the railroad industry, will expand operations at its Premtec Division in Rowan County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to create 28 jobs and invest over $1 million in its plant in Salisbury in conjunction with a grant from the state’s One North Carolina Fund. Long term, the company intends to add as many as 40 jobs at the facility.

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