Roy Cooper News

Bill to Pool Small Businesses for Insurance Gets Final Approval in North Carolina

A way for North Carolina small businesses and sole proprietorships to join together and obtain more affordable individual health insurance is heading to Governor Roy Cooper’s desk after the measure received final legislative approval. The Senate voted 32-9 on Tuesday …

More Ride-Hailing Requirements Become Law in North Carolina

North Carolina has a new law focused on ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft that supporters contend will improve safety for both passengers and drivers. Governor Roy Cooper said Friday that he’s signed a bill that cleared the General Assembly …

Allstate To Create 2,250 Jobs With North Carolina Expansion

Allstate Insurance Co. plans to more than double its North Carolina workforce by expanding in the Charlotte area, creating 2,250 new jobs by 2020. On Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper and leaders of the nation’s largest publicly-traded personal insurance company announced …

Court Dismisses Most Damage Claims by Duke University Lacrosse Players

The bulk of a federal lawsuit filed by former Duke University lacrosse players falsely accused of raping a stripper has been dismissed. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit dismissed all claims for damages filed under federal law …