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In recognition of National Pet Fire Safety Month, which runs through July, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey reminds communities how to protect their homes and furry friends from the dangers of fire.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will honor a Durham County coalition dedicated to preventing childhood injuries during a visit to the Triangle county on Monday, July 27.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey welcomed President Donald Trump to the Research Triangle area today to visit the FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB) Innovation Center where a potential coronavirus vaccine is under development.  The vaccine is currently in Phase I vaccine trials where the safety of the vaccine will be tested

With the 2020 hurricane season in full swing, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges all North Carolinians to prepare for the potential of extreme weather during the coming months.

The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 to Nov. 30. Weather experts predict an above normal hurricane season for 2020.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will stop by fire stations and an emergency services center during a trip to Harnett and Lee counties on Monday, July 20.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present grant checks to rural volunteer fire departments and speak to county leaders during a visit to Rockingham County on Monday, July 13.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will be in Cumberland County on Thursday, July 9, to visit fire departments, an insurance agency and present the Safe Kids NC Coalition of the Year award to Safe Kids Cumberland County.

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.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Reneeca Jagnarain, 21, of 812 Fairview Drive, Lexington, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Hunter Jacob Priest, 28, of 5223 Meadowbrook Drive, New Bern. Priest was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Tanisha Shantell Herring, 28, of 107 Duff Creek Drive, Teachey. Herring was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

Herring is accused of filing an insurance claim with Integon Indemnity Corp. for damage to her vehicle that had already been claimed.

The 4th of July is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks. However, this year, many Independence Day celebrations could look differently due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the summer heat cranks up in North Carolina, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and Safe Kids North Carolina reminds people of the dangers of leaving children in cars by re-launching our statewide summer safety campaign: “Baby, It’s Hot Inside.”

Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids N.C. Chair Mike Causey is proud to announce the winners of four Safe Kids North Carolina awards for outstanding work in providing service to keep kids and families safe in North Carolina.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has obtained and distributed 10,000 respirator masks to use as personal protective equipment (PPE) for firefighters on the front line battling the coronavirus.

As the Memorial Day weekend holiday approaches and the summer swimming season kicks into full gear, Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids NC Chair Mike Causey reminds parents and caregivers about the importance of water safety to reduce child drownings in pools and all bodies of open water.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has issued an advisory to all life insurers writing individual and group coverage in North Carolina of their obligation to pay death benefits as required by law.  The advisory was issued at the request of the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner who has been receiving consumer inquiries due to th

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey is proud to announce that Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina has donated $500,000 to assist rural volunteer fire departments as part of their Rural NC Initiative for 2020.

This grant money was deposited in the nonprofit North Carolina Firefighters Fund.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Charmyne Altrease Bull, 32, of 5801 Nottoway Court, Raleigh. Bull was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, as a part of National Volunteer Week, today sent out a big “thank you” to all North Carolina volunteer firefighters.

As a result of the social distancing guidelines due to the coronavirus pandemic, our homes have become our offices, schools and playgrounds. With children spending more time at home while parents are navigating priorities, it is challenging to stay focused on everything at once which means that injuries for kids may be on the rise.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that the former treasurer of a Cherokee County volunteer fire department and her husband were charged with felony obtaining property by false pretense.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey thanked the more than 900 Seniors Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) volunteers who counsel Medicare recipients and help them save money on their premiums and copayments.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is working with insurance companies so they can provide financial assistance to consumers during the COVID-19 health emergency.

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