Gov. Roy Cooper

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    At Your Fingertips: Carolina Journal Archive of Atlantic Coast Pipeline Reporting

    Not exactly sure what’s up with questions swirling around Gov. Roy Cooper’s $57.8 million discretionary fund attached to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline? Not sure where things stand between Cooper and the General Assembly over the money? Now you can peruse all the reporting by Carolina Journal in…
    Donna Martinez, February 22, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on questions surrounding income from a solar farm owned by Gov. Roy Cooper’s family members. John Hood’s Daily Journal emphasizes states’ roles in improving their highways and other transportation infrastructure.
    Mitch Kokai, February 19, 2018
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    Developing Story: Constitutional Questions Surrounding $57.8 Million Deal Persist

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way continues to dig for details on the $57.8 million fund attached to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline deal that was approved by the Cooper administration. Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday he would let House Bill 90 become law without his signature. The legislation diverts…
    Donna Martinez, February 16, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A special $58 million fund connected with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project continues to generate controversy. Rick Henderson discusses the latest developments, including a potential separation-of-powers fight between Gov. Roy Cooper and the General Assembly, during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze explains how…
    Mitch Kokai, February 16, 2018
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    Breaking News: Pipeline Deal Made Between ACP, Other Parties With Cooper Sign-Off

    Breaking Thursday from Carolina Journal: The $57.8-million discretionary fund the Atlantic Coast Pipeline operators planned to pay to an escrow Gov. Roy Cooper would control was in fact negotiated between the pipeline’s operators and a series of private parties. It remains unclear whether Cooper’s involvement was legal. In his…
    Donna Martinez, February 15, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the war of words between Gov. Roy Cooper and legislative leaders over a bill that addresses Cooper’s controversial $58 million Atlantic Coast Pipeline fund. John Trump’s Daily Journal makes the case for loosening N.C. alcohol regulations.
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2018
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    Gov. Cooper on Defense? Mitch Kokai Reacts To Governor’s News Conference

    Gov. Roy Cooper on defense? Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses Gov. Roy Cooper’s reaction to the controversy surrounding his $58 million Atlantic Coast Pipeline fund. Kokai offered these comments during the Feb. 14, 2018, edition of Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight.” WATCH. …
    Donna Martinez, February 14, 2018
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    Carolina Journal: Cooper slams GOP but fails to clarify origins of pipeline fund

    At a news conference late Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper said the GOP used H.B. 90 as political vehicle to advance partisan goals. Meantime, Senate Leader Phil Berger continued questioning governor’s authority to create the $57.8 million fund. From Carolina Journal’s Dan Way: Gov. Roy Cooper insisted $57.8 million from energy…
    Donna Martinez, February 14, 2018