Commissioner Mike Causey manages to negotiate a 9.9% increase in Housing Policies. The North Carolina Department of Insurance has ended a legal dispute with the North Carolina Rate Bureau, by managing to negotiate an increase in Housing Policies of 9.9%, which means 32.7 percentage points below what was requested by the rating office. .
North Carolina residents should continue to exercise caution while outside on Thursday due to smoke and fine particle pollution from Canadian wildfires. The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) and the Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection are issuing a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for the entire state for Thursday, June 8. The Code Red Air Quality Action Alert that was in effect for central NC on Wednesday has been replaced with a Code Orange alert for the remainder of the day.