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Governor Cooper Announces Biotech Manufacturing Equipment Company ABEC Will Create 251 Jobs in Wilson County

August 23, 2022

ABEC, Inc., a global leader providing engineered process solutions and services for biotech manufacturing will create 251 jobs in Wilson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. 

Charlotte woman accused of faking medical invoices to obtain insurance payout

August 23, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Keiyana Carson, 27, of 1827 Lookout Lane, Charlotte, was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

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

August 23, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6–7 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 Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall

August 23, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6–7 p.m., to discuss COVID-19 vaccines for everyone ages 6 months and older, boosters, testing and treatment.

OSHR Celebrates Women’s Equality Day with Renowned Feminist Advocate Gloria Steinem

August 23, 2022

The NC Office of State Human Resources invites state employees and the public to recognize the 49th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day with a special virtual program featuring Gloria Steinem, the renowned American journalist, political activist and leader in the global feminist movement.

NCDHHS Maintaining Access to COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatments for Uninsured Patients

August 22, 2022

Providers can continue treating uninsured patients with the monoclonal antibody bebtelovimab after the product went on the commercial market last week because of a plan implemented by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

N.C. Rate Bureau requests an overall 42.6% rate increase for dwelling policies

August 22, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Insurance received a dwelling insurance rate filing from the North Carolina Rate Bureau on Thursday, Aug.18.  The Rate Bureau is seeking a statewide average increase of 42.6%, requesting 19.6% effective April 1, 2023, and a 19.2% increase effective April 1, 2024. 

NCDHHS Maintaining Access to COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Treatments for Uninsured Patients

August 22, 2022

Providers can continue treating uninsured patients with the monoclonal antibody bebtelovimab after the product went on the commercial market last week because of a plan implemented by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Governor Cooper Directs New Federal Funding to Further Support Postsecondary Students and New Teachers

August 19, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper directed $14.5 million in new federal funding to further support postsecondary students in completing their degree or credential and to support beginning teachers as they start a new academic year.

Monkeypox Vaccine to be Distributed at Charlotte Pride Events Thanks to Strong Federal, State and Local Partnership

August 18, 2022

Thanks to a pilot program from the White House and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to offer additional vaccines to states hosting large LGBTQI+ events, Mecklenburg County Public Health will be distributing monkeypox vaccines at Charlotte Pride events this weekend.

Governor Cooper Tours New NCDOA Mail Service Center, Highlights Transition to an Electric Van Delivery Fleet

August 18, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Administration (NCDOA) Secretary Pamela B. Cashwell toured the new NCDOA Mail Service Center and viewed the new fleet of NCDOA electric vans that are used for mail delivery.

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.