Topics Related to Infrastructure

Today, Gov. Cooper joined United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan in Wilmington to announce the EPA’s Clean Ports Program, which includes $3 billion of federal money to fund zero-emission port equipment and infrastructure, along with climate and air quality planning, at U.S. ports.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced at an event that four North Carolina airports are among those that will receive federal grants totaling nearly $1 billion through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Governor Roy Cooper joined President Joe Biden in Raleigh today to announce $82 million in new investments from the American Rescue Plan’s Capital Projects Fund that will connect at least 16,000 North Carolina homes and businesses to high-speed internet as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Investing in America agenda.

Governor Roy Cooper today urged Congressional leaders to support the bipartisan Affordable Connectivity Extension Act.

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.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Joey Hopkins and Amtrak and state transportation officials to tout record ridership on the Piedmont route since a fifth daily round trip began between Raleigh and Charlotte in July.

Governor Roy Cooper is continuing his efforts to urge Congress to reauthorize the Affordable Connectivity Program, which reduces the cost of high-speed internet for eligible North Carolinians.

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in North Carolina to recognize the importance of staying safe online.

Congress must act to reauthorize the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) so that people can continue to afford to connect to high speed internet, Governor Roy Cooper urged North Carolina’s Congressional delegation.