Coop-O-MeterTracking the promises of Gov. Roy Cooper
"As Governor, I will fight to allow for online voter registration."
"I will work to repeal HB2 and restore the worker protections that were taken away by Governor McCrory."
"As governor, I will value teachers by working in a bipartisan manner to strive to raise teacher pay to at least the national average."
"I will use a portion of any future gains in state revenue to reinstate the childcare tax credit for working families."
"As governor, I will work to bring back those jobs lost because of HB2."
"One of the first things I will tackle as governor is accepting Medicaid expansion."
"As governor, I will seek up to one million dollars in private investment to seed a collateral support micro-loan program."
"I will work to increase the amount of hours of unpaid leave for parents, and at a minimum, to expand the current allowance to make it four hours per child."
"I will increase the number of apprenticeship programs in high-need industry areas, like construction trades and advanced manufacturing."
"I will work to create a statewide mentorship program to support small businesses."
"Over the years the lottery funds have been diverted away from the original educational purpose. ... I’ll work to reform lottery spending and maximize our education dollars by putting a stop to legislators raiding lottery proceeds."
"I will work to ... create a non-partisan Redistricting Commission to make voting districts fair and competitive."
"We are 44th in per-student spending in North Carolina. That is unacceptable. We have to do much more. ... Yes, absolutely we can do it without raising taxes."
"As governor, I will expand access to certifications and credential programs in partnership with our community colleges."
"As governor, I will protect (public education) from being further undermined by politicians in Raleigh wanting to dismantle it."
"I will put together a team of education partners and budgetary advisors to design a proposal for North Carolina to offer free tuition for community college."
"I will work to increase funding for Smart Start and NC Pre-K, with a sustainable plan that gives priority to serving more at-risk children."
"I will value teachers by a teacher pay policy that rewards experience and education that leads to improved student outcomes."
"I will reduce the cost of college to make it more accessible by increasing state investment in education and helping student loan borrowers pay off their loans."
"I will call for establishing a state loan refinancing authority. This will allow North Carolina to lower monthly loan repayments for thousands of (student) borrowers"