All Press Releases

Governor Cooper Announces Two Judicial Appointments

September 2, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced two judicial appointments to Superior and District Courts.

NCDHHS Statement on COVID-19 Booster Availability

September 1, 2022

Wednesday, the FDA authorized both the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent COVID-19 booster dose, which protects against the original as well as the Omicron strain.

NCDHHS Statement on COVID-19 Booster Availability

September 1, 2022

Wednesday, the FDA authorized both the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent COVID-19 booster dose, which protects against the original as well as the Omicron strain.

Governor Cooper Presents Coach Mike Krzyzewski with The Order of The Long Leaf Pine

September 1, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper presented Coach Mike Krzyzewski with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the State’s Highest Honorary Society, for his significant impact on the State of North Carolina during his tenure as Men’s Basketball Coach at Duke University and in for his significant work in communities across North Carolina.

State Health Plan Shortfall Drops $7 Billion; New Report Brings Good News for Retirees

September 1, 2022

Funded Level Grows More Than Fourfold Since Treasurer Folwell First Took Office

State Board Meeting: September 13, 2022 (REVISED September 9)

September 1, 2022
Notice of Meeting - UPDATED

    
The State Board of Elections will hold an in-person meeting beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the State Board of Elections office, Third Floor, Dobbs Building, 430 N. Salisbury St., Raleigh, N.C. 

NC Students Make Gains in 2021-22 from Last Year’s COVID Drop, Growth Rebounds

September 1, 2022

North Carolina students improved their performance on state tests during the 2021-22 school year from the previous year’s COVID steep decline, and schools achieved growth almost on par with pre-pandemic levels, according to the state’s accountability report presented today to the State Board of Education.

Student Loan Forgiveness Currently Considered Taxable Income

August 31, 2022

Student loan forgiveness excluded pursuant to IRC 108(f)(5) is currently considered taxable income in North Carolina. The Department of Revenue is monitoring any further enactments by the General Assembly that could change the taxability of student loan forgiveness in North Carolina. 

Gov. Cooper Announces $206M in GREAT Grants to Expand Internet Access in 69 Counties Across the State

August 31, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that nearly 85,000 households and more than 2,400 businesses in 69 counties are set to receive access to high-speed internet thanks to more than $206 million of Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) grants. This is the state’s largest round of GREAT grant awards to date.

Governor Cooper Announces $206M in GREAT Grants to Expand Internet Access in 69 Counties Across the State

August 31, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that nearly 85,000 households and more than 2,400 businesses in 69 counties are set to receive access to high-speed internet thanks to more than $206 million of Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology (GREAT) grants.

Notice of State Board Meeting: September 2, 2022

August 30, 2022

The State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, September 2, 2022.

NCDHHS Doubles Down on Commitment to Health Equity Through New State Health Improvement Plan

August 30, 2022

Health equity, education and economic stability for all North Carolinians are key strategies in the 2022 North Carolina State Health Improvement Plan (NC SHIP), which the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released today.

Canadian Packaging Company to Expand U.S. Operations in Thomasville

August 30, 2022

Imaflex USA, Inc., a flexible packaging manufacturer, will add 37 new jobs in Davidson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

NCDHHS Launches New Integrated Early Childhood Data Dashboards

August 30, 2022

Today, new interactive online dashboards show how North Carolina’s children from birth to age 5 receive services like child care, food benefits and protective services, providing insight into program successes and elevating continued needs.

Governor Cooper Announces $17 Million in Grants for Parks and Recreation Projects Statewide

August 29, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper announced today the N.C. Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF) will award over $17 million in grants to fund 39 local parks and recreation projects across the state.