All Press Releases

Governor Roy Cooper Comments on Judge Reinstating 20-Week Abortion Ban

August 17, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper issued the following statement in response to a judge reinstating North Carolina's 20-week abortion ban

Governor Cooper Reestablishes Andrea Harris Equity Task Force to Continue Work to Address Underserved Communities

August 17, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper reestablished the Andrea Harris Equity Task Force through an Executive Order to continue the work that the group has done to address social, economic and health disparities in underserved and underrepresented communities.

State Board Finalizes July 26 Elections, Approves Temporary Rules for Consideration by Rules Review Commission

August 17, 2022

The State Board of Elections voted unanimously on Tuesday to finalize results of the July 26 elections, held in about 15 N.C. counties.

The State Board also voted unanimously to approve proposed temporary rule amendments governing the conduct of precinct officials and election observers at polling places. These proposed rules will be submitted to the Rules Review Commission for consideration.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to host hot car demonstration in Lillington

August 17, 2022

As warm temperatures continue to soar across North Carolina this summer, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will host a demonstration to remind families of the dangers of leaving children and pets inside cars.

Treasurer Folwell Submits Motion to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Certificate of Need Lawsuit

August 17, 2022

Criticizes Certificate of Need Law for Damaging the Affordability of Medical Care and Patients’ Access to Rural Hospitals

Brunswick Town Fort Anderson to Receive Federal Preservation Grant

August 16, 2022

A North Carolina state historic site, one of the earliest places of American Revolutionary War resistance against the British, was recently selected to receive federal preservation grant funding.

High Point woman charged with fraud in renters’ insurance claim

August 16, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Kia Michelle Pair, 32, of 1340 Burton Ave., High Point. Pair was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

Carbon Supplier to Expand in Robeson County with $17 Million Investment

August 16, 2022

Asbury Graphite of North Carolina, will create 22 new jobs in Robeson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

State Board Opens Public Comment Period on Proposed Campaign Finance Rules

August 15, 2022

The State Board of Elections invites public comment on proposed campaign finance rules addressing processes for North Carolina political committees or referendum committees that fail to file a campaign finance disclosure report by the statutory deadline. The public comment period is open and runs through Friday, October 14.

Campground at Pettigrew State Park To Close in 2023 for Expansion

August 15, 2022

The campground at Pettigrew State Park in Creswell, N.C., will close on Jan.1, 2023 for the construction of new campground facilities, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. The project will include the refurbishment of existing campsites and the construction of new facilities and amenities. Construction is expected to take up to 12 months.

NCDHHS to Host Livestream Know Before You Go Back-to-School COVID-19 Cafecito and Tele-Town Hall

August 15, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Spanish-language Cafecito and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 7–8 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines for everyone ages 6 months and older, boosters, testing and treatment.

NCDHHS to Host Livestream Know Before You Go Back-to-School COVID-19 Cafecito and Tele-Town Hall

August 15, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Spanish-language Cafecito and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 7–8 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines for everyone ages 6 months and older, boosters, testing and treatment.

Governor Cooper Lifts North Carolina’s COVID-19 State of Emergency

August 15, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper ended the state’s COVID-19 State of Emergency.

Governor Cooper Announces Appointments to State Boards and Commissions

August 15, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced appointments to North Carolina boards and commissions.

State Board Responds to False Information from Fox News Guest

August 13, 2022

The State Board of Elections wishes to set the record straight after a guest on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Fox News this week spread false information about North Carolina elections. The State Board and some county boards of elections have received inquiries about this since the segment aired on Wednesday.