Local Limelight with North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper
North Carolina's Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is the third guest in our "Local Limelight" series.
🥯 Favorite place to eat in the Triangle: Village Deli & Grill.
- Cooper walks with his dog and maybe a family member to the deli on some early Saturday mornings and has breakfast outside.
🚈 What he thinks the Triangle is missing: Public transportation, particularly a light rail.
📧 First thing he reads in the morning: Emails, texts and "maybe now, Axios' daily newsletter."
- He doesn't read much news in the morning, he said, but he reads memos from his staff and generally checks The News & Observer.
📖 Last great book he read: Wilmington's Lie.
⛰ Favorite long weekend spot: The North Carolina mountains and the Governor's Western Residence.
- "There are often bears in the yard," he said.
🐱 Family cats: Jennyanydots, Glimli and Adelaide
🩺 If he could pass any law, it would be: Surprise! It's Medicaid expansion. And another one: Making educator salaries number one in the country.
🏒 Something he's looking forward to: Stanley Cup Finals
🥾 How he unplugs: Long, brisk walks, in which he stays off his phone. Plus, watching sports.
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