All Press Releases

Commissioner Causey notes captive insurers like setting up shop in N.C.

January 30, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey declared that the state’s Captive Insurance Program remains among the world’s strongest domiciles as it enters its second decade of operation.

Governor Cooper Announces Five Recipients of Governor’s Educator Discovery Award

January 30, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and the North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE) announced five teachers across the state were awarded the Governor’s Educator Discovery Award.

The NCDOR Opens 2023 Business Income Tax Season

January 27, 2023

The NCDOR officially began accepting 2022 income tax returns for Estates and Trusts on Friday, Jan. 27. The NCDOR will announce the opening date for Partnership and Corporate Income and Franchise returns as soon as it is confirmed.

Governor Cooper Encourages Eligible North Carolinians to Claim Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on Federal Taxes to Access Full Benefits

January 27, 2023

Today, Governor Cooper joined the United States Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service in recognizing January 27 as Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day to encourage eligible North Carolinians to claim the tax credit on their upcoming federal taxes.

NCDHHS Statement on FDA's Proposal to Expand Eligibility for Blood Donation

January 27, 2023

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it is proposing a change to blood donor eligibility by using gender-inclusive, individual risk-based questions to reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted HIV.

Groundbreaking Event at Hammocks Beach State Park Friday

January 26, 2023

The N.C. Division of State Parks and Recreation will hold a Jan. 27 groundbreaking event at Hammocks Beach State Park to celebrate the start of renovations to the park’s Teachers’ Building.

Public Comment on Proposed 2022–23 Amendment to the Consolidated State Plans due to COVID-19 under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965

January 26, 2023

Notice is hereby given that the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) will submit an amendment of Section 1111 of the ESEA. The amendment will allow North Carolina to amend the ESEA consolidated State plan for the 2022–23 school year only, providing a new provision to the accountability determinations. Specifically, the State is requesting an amendment to the following area:

Treasurer Folwell Presents Check to the N.C. Sheriffs’ Association

January 25, 2023

Department of State Treasurer Found NCCash.com Money Awaiting Return

N.C. Parks and Recreation Authority Approves $13.7 Million for State Parks Capital Improvement Projects Across North Carolina

January 24, 2023

The North Carolina Parks and Recreation Authority, which oversees the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF), recently approved $13.7 million to fund 11 capital improvement projects for North Carolina state parks, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. The Authority approved the investments at its first quarterly meeting in 2023, held virtually on Jan. 9.

NCDHHS Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall: Navigating Mental Wellness, Aging, Caregiving and the Impacts of COVID-19

January 24, 2023

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss Navigating Mental Wellness, Aging, Caregiving and the Impacts of COVID-19.

Center for Safer Schools Opens Temporary Training Facility at Samarcand

January 24, 2023

The N.C. Department of Public Instruction’s Center for Safer Schools (CFSS) on Tuesday, Jan. 24 officially opened its temporary training facility at Samarcand.

NCDHHS Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall: Navigating Mental Wellness, Aging, Caregiving and the Impacts of COVID-19

January 24, 2023

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss Navigating Mental Wellness, Aging, Caregiving and the Impacts of COVID-19.

N.C. Moonshine and Motorsports Trail Kickoff Feb. 2 at Rockingham Speedway

January 23, 2023

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will launch the state’s new Moonshine and Motorsports Trail at a Feb. 2 event at Rockingham Speedway.

NCDPI Recognizes the 510 Educators Leading NC into the Future as Rethink Education Facilitators for Blended Learning

January 23, 2023

Today, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) announced the second cohort of educators who will help create a more resilient, tech-savvy future for North Carolina schools.

Subject: Zenith (Telescope Pre-solicitation)

January 23, 2023

Subject: Zenith (Telescope Pre-solicitation)
Due Date: Mar 16, 2023 04:00 pm EDT
Government Organization: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Description: The Defense Sciences Office (DSO) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is soliciting innovative research proposals related to methods by which a telescope, comprising a reflective liquid primary surface held in a light-focusing shape, may be compelled to maintain that shape even if tilted out-of-plane.