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Cooper confirms state's opposition to coastal drilling

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and the Department of Environmental Quality recently sent a letter to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management detailing the state's opposition to the oil and gas leasing for offshore drilling on its coast.

Cooper visits transitional house for ex-convicts

On Aug. 14, Gov. Roy Cooper visited a transitional house in honor of the new Face to Face Initiative, which encourages policymakers to engage with those who are knowledgeable on the correctional system.

Pfizer to expand in Sanford for gene-therapy medications

Pfizer Inc. plans to expand in North Carolina's Lee County to manufacture new gene-therapy medications.

Allstate expansion to add 2,250 jobs

An Allstate Insurance Co. expansion will create 2,250 new jobs in the next three years in North Carolina, according to Gov. Roy Cooper's website.

North Carolina governor briefs federal officials on hurricane preparedness

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper recently told federal officials during a hurricane briefing that the state is prepared for dealing with hurricanes.

Hatteras, Ocracoke evacuation order lifted after power is restored

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper encouraged visitors to return to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands after power was restored in the past few days.

Coastal governors seek federal plan for sharing offshore revenue

Seven governors from coastal states recently agreed to seek consolidated federal legislation establishing a multi-state plan for sharing revenue from federal offshore energy development.

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