All Press Releases

State Board Meeting: February 14, 2023

February 8, 2023

The State Board of Elections will hold an in-person meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 14, 2023.

Governor Cooper Appoints Superior Court Judge for Durham County

February 8, 2023

Governor Roy Cooper has appointed the Honorable Judge Shamieka Rhinehart to serve as Superior Court Judge in Judicial District 14A, serving part of Durham County.

Commissioner Causey urges television safety during Super Bowl weekend

February 8, 2023

As many fans gather around to watch Super Bowl LVII on Feb. 12, Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids NC Chair Mike Causey is encouraging families to conduct a quick television safety check to prevent accidents so that they can enjoy the game safely and without worry.

Governor Cooper Celebrates National School Counseling Week at B. Everett Jordan Elementary School in Graham

February 7, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited and toured B. Everett Jordan Elementary School in Graham to celebrate National School Counseling Week and recognize the 2023 National School Counselor of the Year, Meredith Draughn of North Carolina.

'Plunging Shot and Screaming Shells' to Mark the 158th Anniversary of the Fall of Fort Anderson

February 7, 2023

Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site will commemorate the 158th anniversary of the fall of Fort Anderson Saturday, Feb. 18. Free activities from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., will include infantry demonstrations, medical and embalming interpretations, and more.

Manufacturer of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Selects Durham County for New Production Facility

February 7, 2023

Kempower Inc., a manufacturer of charging stations for electric vehicles, will create more than 300 jobs as it locates a new manufacturing facility in Durham County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Charlotte Business Owners Plead Guilty in State Tax Case

February 7, 2023

On Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, two Charlotte Business Owners pled guilty to felony tax charges in Wake County Superior Court. The charges were filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Governor Cooper Statement on NC Supreme Court Decision to Rehear Cases

February 6, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper issued the following statement:

Statement from State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, on the Death of Sen. Jerry Tillman

February 6, 2023

The Treasurer is saddened by fellow Randolphian's passing

Commissioner Causey and SHIIP advise Medicare beneficiaries how to respond to recent federal data breach

February 6, 2023

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and SHIIP, the Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program, are asking North Carolinians enrolled in Medicare to be on the lookout for legitimate correspondence by mail from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Governor Cooper Unveils New Moonshine and Motorsports Trail at Rockingham Speedway Event

February 2, 2023

Governor Roy Cooper joined N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Secretary Reid Wilson at the Rockingham Speedway Thursday to unveil North Carolina’s newest cultural trail that will link locations significant to North Carolina’s history of moonshine and motorsports.

The NCDOR Opens 2023 Individual Income Tax Season On Thursday, Feb. 2

February 2, 2023

The North Carolina Department of Revenue officially opened the 2023 individual income tax season and began downloading 2022 returns on Thursday, Feb. 2. Taxpayers who file state returns electronically will now receive acknowledgements.

N.C. Rate Bureau requests 28.4 percent rate increase for auto insurance

February 2, 2023

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that the North Carolina Rate Bureau has submitted a rate filing with the N.C. Department of Insurance, requesting an increase for auto policies.

In the filing, the bureau has requested an overall average statewide increase in private passenger auto insurance rates of 28.4 percent, which would become effective on October 1, 2023.