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Roy Asberry Cooper III is an American politician and attorney who has served as the 75th Governor of North Carolina since January 1, 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Cooper had previously served as the elected Attorney General of North Carolina since 2001. Prior to that, he served in the General Assembly in both the North Carolina House of Representatives and the North Carolina Senate.
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North Carolina implementing county alert system amid rise in COVID-19 casesNorth Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and the state's top health official announced a county alert system that will instruct residents how to curb the spread of COVID-19, in the hopes of avoiding more..
Trump bemoans virus restrictions in North CarolinaWhile campaigning in Winston-Salem Tuesday, President Donald Trump used the opportunity to rail against North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, who is a Democrat. "Your state should be open," Trump said,..
Trump will accept party's nomination for a second term at the White House during Republican conventionTrump previously canceled some convention events in North Carolina because of coronavirus restrictions put in place by Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat.
NC gov. says in-person schooling a top priorityIn North Carolina, most parents won't have the option of sending their kids back to school at the start of fall. Gov. Roy Cooper allowed districts to opt for fully remote learning, but said he's eager..
NC governor calls Trump's virus plan 'nonexistent'North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says he believes President Donald Trump's administration still lacks a sufficient strategy to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. (Aug. 6)
N. Carolina gov. warns storm intensity increasingNorth Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper urged residents to take the storm seriously as it increases in intensity and heads toward the state. Isaias is forecast to regain hurricane strength and strike land in..
2020 Republican convention: RNC sends Gov. Roy Cooper 'safety protocols' for Charlotte eventThere is no mention of face masks or social distancing in the letter. which are both currently the state's guidelines.
Hundreds protest NC stay-at-home order in RaleighHundreds of protesters gathered in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina to demonstrate against Gov. Roy Cooper's stay-at-home order and to demand reopening the state's economy. (April 21)
Dems cry 'cowardice' as GOP overrides budget vetoRep. Deb Butler leads Democrat protest as Republicans dominating half-empty North Carolina House chamber voted to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state's two-year budget. (Sept...
Gov. Roy Cooper slams N.C. House GOP for veto override voteRepublicans dominating a half-empty North Carolina House chamber voted to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state's two-year budget. (Sept. 11)
North Carolina GOP lawmakers voted to override governor's budget veto while Democrats were at 9/11 memorialGov. Roy Cooper accused Republicans of pulling "their most deceptive stunt yet" at a time when many North Carolinians were focused on honoring those killed in the 9/11 attacks
North Carolina GOP holds vote while many Dems were at 9/11 eventsRepublicans used an unexpected vote Wednesday to override Democratic Governor Roy Cooper's veto of the state's budget
Gov. Roy Cooper visits storm-affected areasGov. Roy Cooper visits storm-affected areas
Dorian advancing to Carolinas, weakens slightlyAs Hurricane Dorian moves into North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper says that the state is "feeling the storms force but it has only started." (Sept. 5)
North Carolina bathroom bill: Transgender rights expandedNorth Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says public facilities now allow transgender people to use bathrooms in accordance with their identity.