RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) responded Thursday to Governor Cooper’s veto of legislation requiring agreement from a majority of the Council of State for business closures and bills allowing thousands of small businesses to safely operate. Senate Bill 105 would require Governor Cooper to obtain concurrence from a majority of the…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bills into law on July 2: House Bill 902: P&C Changes/ Glob. Tranp./ Prison Pilot Senate Bill 808: Medicaid Funding Act House Bill 118: COVID-19 Liability Safe Harbor House Bill 425: Implement Conner’s Law House Bill 1053: PED/ Military OL & Audiology Interstate Compact Governor Cooper…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is launching a new social media marketing campaign as part of a larger public outreach campaign designed to reach historically marginalized populations disproportionately affected by COVID-19. The social media advertising, which will run on Facebook and Instagram and is made possible by ad…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — In 2017 North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey met with the officials of health insurer Centene regarding approval of their policies in North Carolina. During these discussions, Centene officials expressed their interest in expanding their business in North Carolina, potentially moving their business to North Carolina. This week, the fruits of those talks…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — To comply with Session Law 2019-251 of the N.C. General Assembly, the N.C. Department of Transportation will issue a news release each Friday publishing the weekly “NCDOT Cash Watch Numbers” report, which is a snapshot of NCDOT expenditures. For holidays when NCDOT offices are closed, the release and report will be published…

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by Lindsay Marchello, Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Roy Cooper was vague in explaining why he delayed an announcement about how and when schools will start classes. All 115 N.C. school districts were asked to create three reopening plans, ranging from most to least restrictive. Wednesday, July 1 was the deadline for…

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CARY, N.C. — Catherine Truitt, a former Johnston County public schools teacher and the Republican nominee for N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction, issued the following statement Wednesday after Governor Roy Cooper delayed his scheduled announcement on the reopening of schools this fall:  “I am glad that Roy Cooper surprised us all by not dictating a one-size-fits-all solution…

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