Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Roy Cooper Roy Cooper stated on January 21, 2020 in a tweet: Says a "court has ordered North Carolina to step up significantly its funding for education." Roy Cooper stated on February 25, 2019 in his State of the State address: "Right now, four in 10 public schools in our state are at least 50 years old." Roy Cooper stated on January 30, 2019: Says "30,000 veterans in North Carolina have no health insurance." Roy Cooper stated on July 28, 2017 in in a newsletter: Last year, Democrats won nearly 50% of the vote, yet they hold only 38% of the seats in the state House and 30% of the seats in the state Senate. Roy Cooper stated on January 19, 2017 in a speech to business leaders: Says North Carolinians are "already paying for" Medicaid expansion, even though the state hasn’t expanded Medicaid. Roy Cooper stated on March 8, 2016 in his education plan: "North Carolina spends $855 less per student than it did before the Great Recession, and we have one of the lowest per pupil spending levels in the nation."