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October 10, 2018 - 6:25 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is offering his proposal for what state agencies need soon to respond to the damage and displacement caused by Hurricane Florence last month. Cooper planned to unveil Wednesday the financial aid package he's asking the Republican-controlled...
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August 17, 2018 - 6:31 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A commissioner on the panel regulating North Carolina's alcohol sales has resigned following a state audit that decided it had done a poor job controlling costs by a vendor that manages liquor warehouse space. But Mike Herring, also the former top administrator of the Alcoholic...
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July 11, 2018 - 6:34 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said Tuesday the Republican-controlled legislature should have put a statewide school bond package on ballots this fall, rather than several constitutional amendments that he considers ``bad government.'' Speaking at a Wake County...
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May 11, 2018 - 6:26 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Gov. Roy Cooper proposed budget adjustments Thursday that would give teachers average pay raises of more than 8 percent, to be paid for by blocking some tax breaks Republicans approved for corporations and six-figure income earners set to take effect in January. ``It's tax...
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May 10, 2018 - 6:30 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has some ideas for changing the state budget. Whether any of those proposals happen depends on if Republicans like them, too. Cooper planned Thursday to unveil all his recommended adjustments to the second year of the two-year state...
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March 14, 2018 - 6:31 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The legal fight over running North Carolina's elections didn't end Tuesday when the state Supreme Court refused Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's request to throw out the entire law creating a combined elections and ethics board. Cooper separately filed another lawsuit Tuesday against...
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March 07, 2018 - 6:27 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A three-judge panel should strike down in its entirety a law that combines North Carolina state elections and ethics duties into one agency, attorneys for Gov. Roy Cooper said Tuesday. The Democratic governor's legal motions came a day after a the panel determined that a state...
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January 31, 2018 - 6:42 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Gov. Roy Cooper wants the legal wheels to spin faster after the North Carolina Supreme Court tossed out laws governing the makeup of a combined state elections and ethics board, hoping that will let him seat a new elections board quickly. Cooper's private attorneys asked the...
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January 17, 2018 - 11:41 am
Gov. Roy Cooper says a winter storm could affect North Carolina a little longer than earlier predicted because it's moving a little slower than expected. Cooper said at a weather briefing Wednesday the mountains already had received 4 inches (10 centimeters) of snow and some of central North...
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December 21, 2017 - 6:32 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that he'd keep trying to block pending state tax cuts for corporations and top wage-earners that Republicans approved last summer, a long-shot effort that could become a key 2018 election-year issue. The GOP-controlled General...
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