All Press Releases

Op-Ed for Publication from Governor Cooper: Sustainable Electricity We Can Rely On

January 10, 2023

North Carolinians deserve reliable, sustainable electricity at a reasonable cost, but because of increasingly severe weather and aging fossil fuel plants, that result could be less certain.

NCDHHS Offering Free Residential Radon Test Kits Governor, Roy Cooper Proclaims January as Radon Action Month

January 10, 2023

Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed January as National Radon Action Month to help educate people about how to reduce their risk of lung cancer from radon. Because testing is the only way to know if your family is at risk, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is providing 3,000 free radon test kits available now at radon.ncdhhs.gov.

Truitt Issues Updated Operation Polaris Plan, Outlining Progress and Ongoing Initiatives

January 10, 2023

Entering her third year as North Carolina’s leader of K-12 education, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt is sharpening her signature strategic plan, Operation Polaris, with new focus areas while continuing to press for progress along a number of key fronts, from pandemic recovery to strengthening student literacy.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to announce new insurance rating for Statesville Fire Department on Monday

January 6, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce new insurance ratings for the Statesville Fire Department on Monday, Jan 9.

The announcements will take place at 6 p.m. at the Statesville City Hall, 227 S. Center St., Statesville, N.C. 28677.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to announce new insurance rating for Statesville Fire Department on Monday

January 6, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce new insurance ratings for the Statesville Fire Department on Monday, Jan 9.

The announcements will take place at 6 p.m. at the Statesville City Hall, 227 S. Center St., Statesville, N.C. 28677.

Commissioner Causey to present two Order of the Guardian awards to firefighters in Durham County

January 6, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present two Order of the Guardian awards during a visit to Durham County on Saturday, Jan 6.

The Commissioner, who serves as the State Fire Marshal, presents this award to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service in the fire industry.

Commissioner Causey to present two Order of the Guardian awards to firefighters in Durham County

January 6, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present two Order of the Guardian awards during a visit to Durham County on Saturday, Jan 6.

The Commissioner, who serves as the State Fire Marshal, presents this award to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service in the fire industry.

ICYMI: Business Facilities Magazine Names North Carolina State of the Year for Economic Development

January 5, 2023

After a historic year for job announcements and investments, North Carolina has been named the “State of the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine.

Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson Appoints Stephen Gay to the Charter School Advisory Board

January 5, 2023

Lt. Governor Robinson has appointed Mr. Stephen Gay pursuant to N.C. General Statute section 115C-218(b)(2)(e), to serve as his Designee to the Charter School Advisory Board, effective immediately.

Treasurer Folwell Delivers More Than Half-Million Dollars at NC Board of Education

January 5, 2023

Stock Proceeds and Dividends Associated with Old Insurance Policy Found in NCCash.com

Early Grades Students Start School Year with Stronger Literacy Skills, Assessment Shows

January 5, 2023

Students in early elementary grades in North Carolina public schools continue to show gains in literacy skills, according to results of a key assessment administered at the beginning of the current school year.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to present a Heroism award to Hickory police officer, SAVE award to Rowan County deputies

January 4, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present three SAVE awards and a Heroism award during visits to Rowan and Catawba counties on Thursday Jan. 5.

Commissioner Causey will present the awards to officers whose quick actions helped save lives.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to present a Heroism award to Hickory police officer, SAVE award to Rowan County deputies

January 4, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present three SAVE awards and a Heroism award during visits to Rowan and Catawba counties on Thursday Jan. 5.

Commissioner Causey will present the awards to officers whose quick actions helped save lives.

NCDPI Awarded Approximately $17 Million in Grant Funding to Increase Mental Health Support for Public School Students

January 4, 2023

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) was recently awarded roughly $17 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education to help meet the mental health needs of students in the state’s public schools. The funding will enable NCDPI to leverage partnerships with institutions of higher education and 15 school districts to increase the number and diversity of mental health service providers in high-needs schools. Starting this month and continuing through 2027, these grants will help the state bolster the pipeline of school-based mental health service providers, including school counselors, school social workers and school mental health clinicians

Treasurer Folwell Announces Contract Award to a New Third-Party Administrator for the State Health Plan

January 4, 2023

Two Years from Now, in 2025, the New Contract with Aetna Will Bring Lower Costs, Transparency, and Generate $140 Million in Administrative Savings