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Press Releases: Elected office holders  

Beaufort County Now will publish every press release, which is within their power to do so, from every elected office holder, irrespective of political party.

Nearly all 10,000 employees at state-operated healthcare facilities are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and compliant with a mandatory vaccination requirement, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
Nearly all 10,000 employees at state-operated healthcare facilities are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and compliant with a mandatory vaccination requirement, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
 
This week, U.S Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and his colleagues introduced an amendment to the Senate Rules to require that all bills passed by Senate committees include inflationary impact statements
This week, U.S Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and his colleagues introduced an amendment to the Senate Rules to require that all bills passed by Senate committees include inflationary impact statements
 
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) wrote an op-ed for NBC News supporting U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s stance to preserve the filibuster
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) wrote an op-ed for NBC News supporting U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s stance to preserve the filibuster
 
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and 20 of his Senate colleagues in the bipartisan infrastructure working group released the following statement after agreeing on a bipartisan infrastructure deal
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and 20 of his Senate colleagues in the bipartisan infrastructure working group released the following statement after agreeing on a bipartisan infrastructure deal
 
Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October as Disability Employment Awareness Month, stressing the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October as Disability Employment Awareness Month, stressing the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Governor Roy Cooper announced today $153 million in loans and grants to help pay for 48 drinking water and wastewater projects statewide.
Governor Roy Cooper announced today $153 million in loans and grants to help pay for 48 drinking water and wastewater projects statewide.
 
The committee previously considered but did not report Chipman’s nomination following a tie vote.
 
Recently, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored the Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2021 to expand access to credit for an estimated 45 million Americans with either no credit history or a credit history
Recently, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) co-sponsored the Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2021 to expand access to credit for an estimated 45 million Americans with either no credit history or a credit history
 
Jeff "Cal Jr." Jackson refused to answer a voter’s question about his position on Critical Race Theory and even said it “doesn’t exist.”
Jeff "Cal Jr." Jackson refused to answer a voter’s question about his position on Critical Race Theory and even said it “doesn’t exist.”
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that Casandra Skinner Hoekstra will serve as Interim Secretary for the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (NCDPS).
Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that Casandra Skinner Hoekstra will serve as Interim Secretary for the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (NCDPS).
 
Tomorrow, the NCGOP Election Integrity Committee will convene for its first meeting.
Tomorrow, the NCGOP Election Integrity Committee will convene for its first meeting.
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. announced that state government would begin verifying vaccination status of its workers.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. announced that state government would begin verifying vaccination status of its workers.
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bill into law: Senate Bill 146
Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bill into law: Senate Bill 146
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bills into law: House Bill 67 & 6 others
Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bills into law: House Bill 67 & 6 others
 
This week, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and a group of Senators introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Disaster Mitigation and Tax Parity Act, a bill that would make rebates that homeowners receive for making natural disaster mitigation improvements to their homes exempt from federal taxes.
This week, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and a group of Senators introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Disaster Mitigation and Tax Parity Act, a bill that would make rebates that homeowners receive for making natural disaster mitigation improvements to their homes exempt from federal taxes.
 
A new report from the Fordham Institute argues that North Carolina’s controversial social studies standards flunk the test on history and civics, ranking worst in the Southeast.
A new report from the Fordham Institute argues that North Carolina’s controversial social studies standards flunk the test on history and civics, ranking worst in the Southeast.
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited a vaccine clinic at the Forsyth County Department of Public Health to encourage more North Carolinians get their COVID-19 vaccine.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited a vaccine clinic at the Forsyth County Department of Public Health to encourage more North Carolinians get their COVID-19 vaccine.
 
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement after the legislation passed the U.S. Senate
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement after the legislation passed the U.S. Senate
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Tre'vis Rashad Hawkins, age 22.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Tre'vis Rashad Hawkins, age 22.
 
NC State Senator Jeff Jackson is living in an alternate universe.
NC State Senator Jeff Jackson is living in an alternate universe.
 
This week, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) to amend the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) to sustain the Crime Victims Fund.
This week, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) to amend the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) to sustain the Crime Victims Fund.
 
60% of North Carolinians over 18 have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
60% of North Carolinians over 18 have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
 
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) wrote an op-ed for Fox News opposing President Biden’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) nominee, David Chipman
Today, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) wrote an op-ed for Fox News opposing President Biden’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) nominee, David Chipman
 
Erica Smith’s position on this issue is well known
 
Company will create more than 200 jobs and invest $82 million
 
NC COVID-19 Student Response Corps Contributes to Recovery, Increases Student Support
 
Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individuals to serve as Chair of the following County Boards of Elections
Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individuals to serve as Chair of the following County Boards of Elections
 
This week, U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and 15 of their colleagues introduced legislation to impose human rights sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran
This week, U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and 15 of their colleagues introduced legislation to impose human rights sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran
 
In recognition of the important public service provided by the state’s probation/parole officers, Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed July 18-24, 2021, as Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Officers’ Week in North Carolina.
In recognition of the important public service provided by the state’s probation/parole officers, Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed July 18-24, 2021, as Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Officers’ Week in North Carolina.
 
The resolution highlights the dictatorship’s long record of oppression against pro-democracy leaders, political opponents, and civic movements.
The resolution highlights the dictatorship’s long record of oppression against pro-democracy leaders, political opponents, and civic movements.
 
New report shows that the state’s outreach and data strategies led to substantial increase in vaccination rates among Black and Hispanic people
New report shows that the state’s outreach and data strategies led to substantial increase in vaccination rates among Black and Hispanic people
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited Gates County to see more North Carolinians receive their vaccine at the county health clinic run by Albemarle Regional Health Services
Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited Gates County to see more North Carolinians receive their vaccine at the county health clinic run by Albemarle Regional Health Services
 
The following statement was issued by Ford Porter, Spokesman for Governor Cooper, on energy legislation being considered in the NC House today
The following statement was issued by Ford Porter, Spokesman for Governor Cooper, on energy legislation being considered in the NC House today
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited a vaccine clinic at Northwest Cabarrus High School today to see students and members of the community receive their vaccine.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited a vaccine clinic at Northwest Cabarrus High School today to see students and members of the community receive their vaccine.
 
North Carolina lags in rankings for health care and inclusion, highlighting the need to close the coverage gap
North Carolina lags in rankings for health care and inclusion, highlighting the need to close the coverage gap
 
Red Bull and filling company Rauch will partner to build a new beverage manufacturing, filling and distribution center in Cabarrus County
Red Bull and filling company Rauch will partner to build a new beverage manufacturing, filling and distribution center in Cabarrus County
 
Today, I spoke to the North Carolina Senate Committee on Education/Higher Education about Proposed Senate Committee Substitute for House Bill 324.
Today, I spoke to the North Carolina Senate Committee on Education/Higher Education about Proposed Senate Committee Substitute for House Bill 324.
 
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