Roy Cooper

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WBT
December 18, 2019 - 8:04 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Many of North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s lasting achievements in 2019 stem from keeping Republican policies from ever getting implemented. During a year-end interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, Cooper cited successes in recruiting companies and jobs to...
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Charlotte at Six
November 20, 2019 - 6:54 pm
Mark Garrison and Brett Jensen on the Governor's complex money scheme.
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AP News
November 07, 2019 - 7:31 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed one bill on Wednesday that addressed potential unlawful voting in North Carolina by non-citizens but signed another that strengthens mail-in absentee balloting rules following evidence of fraud in a congressional race last year. The vetoed measure would...
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 6:23 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday vetoed legislation requiring North Carolina sheriffs to recognize requests by federal immigration agents to hold jail inmates believed to be in the country illegally, calling the bill unconstitutional and politically motivated. The veto...
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Dreamstime
August 20, 2019 - 6:29 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is meeting with North Carolina public school teachers to try to build additional pressure upon Republicans to resolve the two-month budget stalemate to his liking. Cooper planned a roundtable discussion with teachers at the Executive Mansion on Tuesday...
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July 12, 2019 - 6:27 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has signed legislation that helps public schools rehire retired teachers in hard-to-fill classrooms and increases prison time for someone who uses a gun to assault a law enforcement officer. Cooper has announced he's enacted another dozen bills with...
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Charlotte at Six
June 04, 2019 - 6:34 pm
On Wednesday the State House will vote on a "Born Alive" law requiring care for babies born during abortions.
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April 25, 2019 - 6:26 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper used a round-table discussion with rural hospital executives Wednesday to raise pressure on Republican lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage to more uninsured adults. Executives from seven hospitals met with the Democratic governor and expressed...
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Dreamstime
March 07, 2019 - 6:27 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Promoting what he calls North Carolina's ``chance for a bold future,'' Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday formally unveiled his budget proposal, which includes expanding Medicaid, raising teacher pay, borrowing for school buildings and helping revive rural communities. While the...
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March 06, 2019 - 6:23 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's two-year budget would seek to borrow twice as much as state House Republicans are proposing in their respective proposed construction bond referendums. Cooper pitched the borrowing and several other education-related parts of his...
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