Gov. Roy Cooper (page 5)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online how cutting red tape can help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Jon Sanders’ Daily Journal explains why the pandemic doesn’t give Gov. Roy Cooper unilateral power that’s not spelled out in state law.
    Mitch Kokai, March 27, 2020
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    Will it have been worth it?

    As of this morning, per Carrington's article in CJ, the Division of Employment Security had received 195,661 unemployment insurance claims from since March 16.
    Jon Sanders, March 26, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on charities. The Daily Journal emphasizes the importance of constitutional safeguards during an emergency.
    Mitch Kokai, March 24, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the impact of Gov. Roy Cooper’s decision to block dine-in restaurant options across North Carolina. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal reminds us that the disruption related to the coronavirus pandemic can lead to innovation.
    Mitch Kokai, March 19, 2020
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    Available funds to meet “significant economic changes”

    As more of America shuts down each day, nobody knows what comes next, but the current situation reminds us that it’s always been hard to make predictions, especially about the future. House Speaker Tim Moore posted today about the $3.9 billion in North Carolina’s unemployment trust fund that…
    Joseph Coletti, March 17, 2020
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    John Locke Foundation CEO: North Carolina-centric solutions to the coronavirus pandemic

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke submits the following: From health care workers to wait staff, from ride-share drivers to truck drivers, North Carolinians, like the rest of the country, are in for a rough few weeks, possibly even a rough few months or more. Demanding that the federal government…
    Mitch Kokai, March 13, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on Gov. Roy Cooper’s prediction of “many more” coronavirus cases in North Carolina. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights government’s proper role in responding to a public health scare like the coronavirus.
    Mitch Kokai, March 11, 2020
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    Governor Cooper Declares Coronavirus State of Emergency

    On Tuesday, March 10, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency due to the concern over novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Thirteen other states declared a state of emergency prior to Cooper’s announcement. As of the announcement, seven people in North Carolina tested positive for Coronavirus. The…
    Brenee Goforth, March 10, 2020