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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper is setting the stage to have even stronger powers if he chooses to impose new COVID-19 rules, a legal scholar tells Carolina Journal.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s price tag for Medicaid expansion could be off by as much as $171.3 million, a report by the John Locke Foundation says.

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RALEIGH — Discussion of the coronavirus dominated the first half-hour of the gubernatorial debate between incumbent Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest. But at times, Cooper treated Forest like a proxy for the GOP-led General Assembly, as the governor attacked school choice, tax cuts, teacher pay, and other issue-driven fights between Cooper and the legislature. 

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RALEIGH — Winter is coming, and small businesses are running out of time.

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Wednesday, 30 September 2020 19:04

COOPER: Bars can open outdoors only

ROCKINGHAM — After more than six months of being closed because of government mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic, bars in North Carolina can open again — sort of.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper may announce the reopening of private bars, as early as Friday.

But at severely limited capacity.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has promised $445 million state tax dollars to corporations so far in 2020. At the same time, he’s kept a large swath of North Carolina’s small businesses closed under his COVID-19 orders. 

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RALEIGH — School districts can allow elementary grade students to return to the classroom next month, Gov. Roy Cooper announced during a Sept. 17 news conference, but middle and high school students won’t have the same opportunity.

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RALEIGH — For Tara Deane’s two youngest children, virtual learning has been a nightmare.

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Wednesday, 16 September 2020 08:04

OPINION: Cooper faces test on voter ID

I have repeatedly criticized Roy Cooper’s troubling efforts to amass power in the governor’s office at the expense of other elected state leaders, local governments, and private citizens.

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