Roy A. Cooper
North Carolina announces first COVID vaccine lottery winners
By Bryan Anderson Jun. 28, 2021 12:28 PM EDT
North Carolina remains near bottom in COVID-19 vaccinations
By Bryan Anderson Jun. 25, 2021 02:33 PM EDT
EXPLAINER: How NC is distributing $1.3B in rental aid
By Bryan Anderson Jun. 25, 2021 12:35 PM EDT
Face mask decisions left with local NC schools in House bill
Jun. 23, 2021 07:24 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Local school leaders — and not state officials — would decide for next school year whether students and workers in K-12 schools must wear...
N. Carolina bill ending extra $300 benefits heads to Cooper
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 23, 2021 06:25 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina would end offering supplemental benefits from the federal government to the state's unemployed in roughly a month under...
Panel OKs NC Senate budget bill; Dems pan policy provisions
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 22, 2021 03:20 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Senate Republicans pushed their North Carolina government budget proposal through the chamber's largest committee Tuesday, rejecting...
Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 21, 2021 03:45 PM EDT
NC election bills unlikely to become laws after Senate votes
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 16, 2021 07:56 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans pushed a trio of election measures through their chamber on Wednesday, including one that would prohibit...
NC tax revenue soars, $6.5B windfall predicted by mid-2023
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 15, 2021 02:30 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's resurgent post-pandemic economy could put an additional $6.5 billion over the next two years into state government...
Cooper keeps mask mandate for risky settings through July 30
Jun. 11, 2021 04:12 PM EDT
NC to give out $1 million each to 4 vaccinated residents
By Bryan Anderson Jun. 10, 2021 05:07 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: North Carolina
By The Associated Press Jun. 09, 2021 01:30 PM EDT
Winston-Salem Journal. June 7, 2021. Editorial: Coach K’s legacy Of all the commercials that have made cheeky pitches...
NC House votes to do away with extra jobless benefits early
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 03, 2021 04:25 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina would do away with the $300-per-week supplemental benefits for the unemployed provided by the federal government during the...
Cooper hasn't ruled out lottery-style vaccine incentives
By Hannah Smoot, The Charlotte Observer Jun. 03, 2021 03:33 PM EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Some Charlotteans got more than they expected at their COVID-19 vaccine appointment Thursday afternoon: the shot, a $25 gift card, and a...
Cooper nearing rollout of financial perks for vaccination
By Bryan Anderson Jun. 02, 2021 05:57 PM EDT
Bill to give NC returning workers bonuses approved by Senate
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 01, 2021 07:00 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Giving bonuses to North Carolina's unemployment benefit recipients who get a job soon would help both business struggling to fill...
$750M in virus aid for NC broadband expansion OK'd by House
May. 26, 2021 06:27 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina House unanimously approved legislation on Wednesday that aims to spend $750 million in federal coronavirus relief funds...
Tax-cut package with COVID-19 grants pass NC Senate panel
May. 26, 2021 05:43 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A massive tax bill written by Republicans in the North Carolina Senate that cuts the individual rate further next year and eliminates the...
Reemployment bonus idea advanced by NC Senate committee
By Gary D. Robertson May. 26, 2021 01:04 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With employers struggling to fill positions as post-pandemic restrictions end, North Carolina state senators advanced a proposal Wednesday...
NC Senate tax cut plan includes virus aid for businesses
By Gary D. Robertson May. 25, 2021 01:05 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A broad tax cut proposal from North Carolina Senate Republicans that began its advance in the chamber on Tuesday also contains federal...