Tropical Storm Colin formed quickly along the South Carolina coast overnight. Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued for much of the North Carolina coast, from the South Carolina border to Duck, as the system is expected to move northeastward, before moving offshore and away from NC by late in the day Sunday.
Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed June 3 as Gun Violence Awareness Day to raise awareness and remember the lives of those lost to gun violence. “We cannot forget these tragedies when they fade from the news,” said Governor Cooper. “I’ve taken Executive action to help in North Carolina, but we can do more. It’s past time for common sense reforms that must take place at the congressional and legislative levels - stronger background checks, red flag laws, banning assault weapons and community violence interventions so that we can prevent these horrific events.”
Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina educators now have access to an improved online tool to help them connect students with opportunities to explore potential careers. The work-based learning tool, called “The Navigator,” brings together members of the business, education, and workforce development communities in a space where they can post, search for and measure work-based learning opportunities. The newest version of the Navigator Tool offers improved user experience and new features where employers list virtual and in-person work-based learning activities.
Governor Roy Cooper has declared April 17 – 23, 2022 as National Volunteer Week in North Carolina to celebrate the important work volunteers do across the state and encourage more North Carolinians to volunteer. There are many opportunities for people to mark the week.
AMEXCAN calls on Governor Roy Cooper to veto SB 101. AMEXCAN urges the Governor to assume a firm attitude and supports the migrant community because every day Mexicans and Latinos drastically contribute to the economic, social, and cultural development of North Carolina. Not only will SB 101 critically harm the migrant community but also the economy and well-being of the state.