All Press Releases

Governor Cooper Proclaims May 2 – 6 as Teacher Appreciation Week

May 2, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed May 2 – 6, 2022 as Teacher Appreciation Week and May 3, 2022 as Teacher Appreciation Day to celebrate North Carolina’s educators and highlight their impact on children and the state.

The N.C. Department of Revenue Accepts Applications for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant Program

May 2, 2022

Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant (BRG) program begins on Monday, May 2. Many additional businesses now qualify for these grants due to updates to the program’s eligibility criteria. BRG will issue a payment to an eligible North Carolina business that suffered an economic loss of at least 20 percent during the pandemic. The grant amount is a percentage of the economic loss demonstrated by the eligible business or $500,000, whichever is less. The application deadline is Wednesday, June 1.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to honor Harnett County teenager with heroism award on Monday

April 29, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey on Monday, May 2, will honor a Harnett County teenager for the heroic efforts he displayed to save an elderly woman from choking.

Commissioner Causey to attend drug take-back events during Craven, Pitt trip on Saturday

April 29, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will continue a push to battle the opioid crisis by attending Operation Medicine Drop drug take-back events in Craven County on Saturday, April 30.

Governor Cooper Nominates Nels Roseland to Serve as State Controller

April 29, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced the nomination of Deputy State Budget Director Nels Roseland to serve as State Controller.

Operation Fan Heat Relief Distributing Fans to Eligible Recipients May 1–Oct. 31

April 29, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Aging and Adult Services is partnering with the N.C. Area Agencies on Aging and local service providers to distribute fans to eligible recipients through Operation Fan Heat Relief May 1–Oct. 31.

Commissioner Causey to make three ‘pitches’ for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 28, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will make a series of first pitches at minor league baseball games in the next week to promote and bring greater public attention to Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  

North Carolina National Guard to Provide Support and Military Equipment to Ukraine

April 28, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced the North Carolina National Guard will provide military equipment to Ukraine in its ongoing fight against Russian aggression.

Treasurer Folwell Tees Up Missing Cash at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Resort

April 28, 2022

Unclaimed Property Check Presented on the Course

Board Meeting: May 12, 2022

April 28, 2022

12:06 p.m: The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2022.

Workers' Memorial Day Statement

April 28, 2022

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson and MaryBe McMillan, President, North Carolina State AFL-CIO released the following statement regarding Workers’ Memorial Day 2022:

State Fire Marshal to present checks to three emergency response units

April 27, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present checks to three emergency response units in Scotland and Robeson counties and present an Order of the Guardian Award during visits scheduled on Friday, April 29.

State Fire Marshal to present checks to three emergency response units

April 27, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present checks to three emergency response units in Scotland and Robeson counties and present an Order of the Guardian Award during visits scheduled on Friday, April 29.

Commissioner Causey announces reaccreditation of NCDOI

April 27, 2022

Commissioner Mike Causey is pleased to announce that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' (NAIC) Financial Regulation Standards and Accreditation (F) Committee voted to reaccredit the North Carolina Department of Insurance during the NAIC's Spring National Meeting, held in Kansas City, Missouri, on April 4–8.

Governor Cooper Announces New Career Coaching Program to Support State Employees with Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 27, 2022

In recognition of World Autism Month in North Carolina and to help people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) succeed in the workplace, Governor Roy Cooper has announced a pilot program to provide career coaching to state employees with ASD who need support in applying for promotions or job changes within state government.