Gov. Cooper

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    WATCH: Who’s Up? Who’s Down? Analyzing New Civitas Poll Results

    Here’s the headline from the August Civitas Poll: North Carolina Voters Sour On Biden and Cooper Click below to watch Locke President Donald Bryson and Locke Senior Political Analyst Mitch Kokai discuss the poll results.
    Donna Martinez, August 19, 2021
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    ICYMI: Governor Cooper’s State of the State Recap

    On Monday, April 26, Governor Roy Cooper gave his biennial State of the State address at the General Assembly. If you would like to watch the full broadcast, below is an embed of the live stream from PBS North Carolina. You can also read the full prepared…
    Brenee Goforth, April 27, 2021
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    Cooper Wants to Eliminate Scholarship for Low-Income Children

    Dem. Governor Roy Cooper announced his budget proposal today for the next biennium. His proposed budget ends the NC Opportunity Scholarship Program, a popular scholarship for low-income, disproportionately minority, students to attend a K-12 school of their parent’s choice. The Opportunity Scholarship program is a popular program with NC voters.
    Brenee Goforth, March 24, 2021
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    NC Announces School Reopening Deal

    At a Wednesday, March 10th press conference, Gov. Roy Cooper, Senate Leader Phil Berger, House Speaker Tim Moore, and Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt announced a deal for reopening schools across North Carolina. Watch the recorded press conference from WRAL below. The new plan means…
    Brenee Goforth, March 10, 2021
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    School reopenings: Gov. Cooper style

    Let’s say that even for the most objective and fair minded, it’s hard to ignore the timing. Three days after hundreds of parents rallied in front of the Governor’s mansion asking Governor Cooper to reopen the public schools and two hours before the Senate Education Committee approved a…
    Bob Luebke, February 3, 2021
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    Governor Cooper, Don’t Ignore These Questions

    Many things have changed since the COVID-19 outbreak began to spread across the country in early 2020. One major change North Carolina has seen is in the way reporters in the state can ask questions to the Cooper administration. The change from in-person press conferences to online briefings has had…
    Brenee Goforth, August 11, 2020
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    Gov. Cooper’s Medicaid Mess

    Later today, Governor Cooper will address the state to delay Medicaid transformation again. Initially slated for a November 2019 rollout, then pushed back to February of 2020, moving the Medicaid population into private management, has now been delayed indefinitely.  How did we get here? Let’s go…
    Jordan Roberts, November 20, 2019