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June 24, 2021

North Carolina Governor Appoints Elizabeth Biser to DOEQ Secretary

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper appointed Elizabeth Biser to lead the Department of Environmental Quality as Secretary. “Elizabeth Biser is a strong leader who has experience with this environmental agency and knows its critical work in North Carolina,” said Governor Cooper.  “I look forward to working with both Secretary Biser and Director...

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June 18, 2021

North Carolina Governor: Your Shot at a Million

Op-Ed for Publication from Governor Cooper: Your Shot at a Million, Our Shot at Defeating the Pandemic for Good Note to media — please feel free to use this op-ed from Governor Cooper for publication. It can also be found on Governor Cooper’s Medium page. Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Hugging our friends. Cheering...

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June 18, 2021

North Carolina Governor Proclaims June 19 as Juneteenth Day

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed June 19 as Juneteenth Day in North Carolina, honoring the oldest known commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the United States. “As we celebrate Black heritage, history and freedom, it’s critical that we also take this opportunity to both celebrate the progress we’ve made and...

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June 18, 2021

North Carolina: Vaccine at Johnston County Health Department

Governor Cooper Sees More North Carolinians Receive Their Lifesaving Vaccine at Johnston County Health Department Vaccinated North Carolinians are now eligible for a one million dollar cash drawing Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper and Chief Deputy Secretary for Health of the North Carolina Health and Human Services Kody Kinsley went to the...

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June 17, 2021

North Carolina: Lotus Bakeries to Expand in Alamance

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Lotus Bakeries, a leading producer of indulgent and natural snacking products, will expand operations in North Carolina with an investment of at least $62 million in the City of Mebane, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.  The company will add up to 90 new jobs and significantly increase the size of...

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June 16, 2021

North Carolina: Revenue Forecast $6.5 Billion Surplus by 2023

Updated forecast confirms historic opportunity to meet the needs of North Carolina communities and ensure a shared recovery from the pandemic Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Economists in the Office of State Budget and Management and the General Assembly’s Fiscal Research Division released an updated consensus revenue forecast today anticipating an additional $6.5 billion...

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June 15, 2021

North Carolina: KNOLL America to Establish in Gaston County

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) KNOLL America Inc., a supplier of conveyor and filtration systems, will create 31 new jobs in Gaston County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.  The company will invest more than $7.8 million to locate a new U.S. headquarters operations and manufacturing facility in Gaston County’s Apple Creek Corporate Park. “We are...

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June 11, 2021

North Carolina Governor Announces 2 Judicial Appointments

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper announced two judicial appointments to Superior and District Courts across the state. “These new judges are leaders in their district and bring years of experience to the courts,” Gov. Cooper said.  “I am confident they will serve the people with dedication and honor.” Timothy Gould will serve...

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June 9, 2021

North Carolina Governor Commits to Offshore Wind Power

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 218 highlighting North Carolina’s commitment to offshore wind power as the state transitions to a clean energy economy.  The Executive Order highlights the economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind and directs actions to help North Carolina secure the jobs and economic development associated...

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June 7, 2021

North Carolina: Teachers Win New Tools About Space Exploration

North Carolina Teachers Win New Tools to Enhance Learning About Space Exploration Space Exploration Bundles Awarded to Four Schools in Hickory, Burke, Pitt, and Union Counties Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Four North Carolina teachers will get new tools and technology to help teach about outer space and inspire and empower students in the...

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