Displaying items by tag: Gov Roy Cooper

RALEIGH — A big change to the state Medicaid program remains unfunded, increasing the risk of costly delays in Medicaid transformation.

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Monday, 04 November 2019 17:06

Cooper appoints Land to state forestry council

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Manager Bryan Land has been appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to the N.C. Forestry Advisory Council.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper hadn’t finished his opening remarks at the Climate Change Interagency Council meeting before noisy protesters decried his position on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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Monday, 16 September 2019 13:54

COLUMN: Tragedy of errors damages politics

 It began with flubs. It ended in fury. And it made North Carolina politics even more rancorous and destructive. I’m referring, of course, to a 55-9 vote in the House last week to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget veto.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 12 September 2019 11:39

House overrides budget veto in a surprise morning vote

RALEIGH — It’s a classic “he said, he said.”

While a majority of the Democratic caucus was absent, Speaker of the House Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 11 called for a vote to override the governor’s budget veto.

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RALEIGH — While the budget stalemate continues, lawmakers are working to pass pieces of the General Fund budget bill with measures that include pay raises for some state employees.

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RALEIGH — A bill allowing federal funds to continue flowing to North Carolina hasn’t earned Gov. Roy Cooper’s signature yet, but one political analyst said it would be wise for the governor to let it become law.

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RALEIGH — Co-chairmen of the House Select Committee on Disaster Relief panned sluggish hurricane relief efforts by the Cooper administration. They want renewed oversight authority.

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RALEIGH — If the state budget process seems polarized now, just wait. It could get even more quarrelsome as lawmakers contemplate how their votes might affect 2020 political prospects.

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