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North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will visit a Disaster Readiness Center in Carolina Beach on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

The N.C. Department of Insurance will operate the Disaster Readiness Center in the parking lot of the Carolina Beach Recreation Center.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has set up the first in a series of Disaster Readiness Centers with the goal of making sure North Carolinians are ready for storms and other natural disasters.

The Safe Kids N.C. team is partnering with law enforcement agencies and first responders to ensure children are secured in a properly installed child safety seat when riding in a vehicle to save lives.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will make stops at Robeson County insurance agencies and fire stations on Monday, Aug. 17, presenting grant checks along the way.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will join United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA) State Director Robert Hosford Friday in a tour to deliver grant checks to rural fire departments in need of financial assistance.  The USDA Rural Development grants are given to various entities in an effort to revitalize

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will tour a behavioral health center under construction that could help firefighters and first responders cope with stress related to their occupation during a visit to Guilford County on Thursday, Aug. 13.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present grant checks to rural volunteer fire departments and speak to insurance agents and county leaders during a visit to Nash County on Tuesday, August 11.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will be in Bertie and Brunswick counties Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 5-6, to assess the damage from Hurricane Isaias and assist storm victims with property claims. Homeowners in both counties sustained extensive property damage as a result of dangerous wind, heavy rain, storm surge and fires.

As Hurricane Isaias nears the North Carolina coast, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urges North Carolinians to protect their home and property by following some simple instructions before the storm hits.  Forecasters predict Isaias to be a Category 1 hurricane as it approaches North Carolina with wind gusts that could cause substantial damage

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 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

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.

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 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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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