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Governor Cooper Recognizes ADA Anniversary, Urges Continued Progress for North Carolinians with Disabilities

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 4:40 PM

Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed Thursday, July 26 as Americans with Disabilities Act Day in North Carolina. The ADA provides civil rights protections assuring equal opportunity to businesses, employment, transportation, telecommunications, and state and local government programs and services on behalf of the more than 1.3 million North Carolinians living with one or more disabilities.

Governor Cooper Kicks Off 2nd Annual Governor’s School Supply Drive

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 2:04 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today kicked off the 2nd Annual Governor’s School Supply Drive to provide necessary supplies in support of public school students and teachers across the state. Gov. Cooper made the announcement at Thomasboro Academy in Charlotte and later discussed the supply drive at E.M. Rollins Elementary School in Henderson.

Governor Cooper Announces 365 New Financial Services Jobs in Wake County

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 11:37 AM

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL), a globally diversified financial services group providing insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance, will open an operational hub in Raleigh and create 365 new jobs over four years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $12.9 million in North Carolina by the end of 2019.

Fact Check: GOP Constitutional Amendment Deception

Monday, Jul 23, 2018 5:10 PM

Members of the Press,

Republicans want to deceive voters about their proposed constitutional amendments that rig the system in their favor by suppressing the vote, picking their own judges and appointing their own regulators who will hurt clean water and education.

Governor Cooper Announces Finish Line Grants Program to Help Community College Students Complete Training

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 11:46 AM

Today, Governor Cooper announced the Finish Line Grants program to help community college students who face unforeseen financial emergencies complete their training. The program will leverage up to $7 million in federal funds to help students pay for course materials, housing, medical needs, dependent care, or other financial emergencies that students may face through no fault of their own.

Tropical Storm Chris Brings Rough Surf and Dangerous Rip Currents to North Carolina

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 11:14 AM

As Tropical Storm Chris swirls off the North Carolina coast, emergency officials are monitoring the storm carefully and warning coastal residents and vacationers to be cautious. Already, the storm is churning up heavy seas and dangerous surf, which claimed the life of one beachgoer on the Outer Banks this weekend. 

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