Topics Related to Infrastructure

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.

Governor Roy Cooper today announced the state’s first Completing Access to Broadband (CAB) program awards totaling $22 million that will connect 6,012 households and 164 businesses in 14 counties to high-speed internet.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina internet service provider Star Telephone Membership Corporation will receive $24.9 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to connect rural residents, businesses and farmers in Bladen, Columbus and Sampson counties to reliable, affordable high-speed internet.

Across North Carolina, 25,825 households and 862 businesses in 33 counties will get high-speed internet thanks to nearly $80 million in additional Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) grants, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) awarded North Carolina more than $1.5 billion to fund high-speed internet infrastructure under the federal Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) program.

North Carolina will get $500,000 to help more low-income households afford monthly high-speed internet service, Governor Roy Cooper announced.

The Parks and Recreation Authority has awarded $9.6 million in park accessibility grants for 21 projects across the state, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper, Federal Highway Administrator (FHWA) Shailen Bhatt and N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Secretary Eric Boyette highlighted a recent $110 million federal grant at the Alligator River Marina in Columbia.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced $462.9 million in funding for 249 infrastructure projects in 80 communities statewide that will strengthen North Carolina’s drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited Edgecombe County to highlight water infrastructure grant funding.