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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has signed into law House Bill 951, which will change how power companies, namely, Duke Energy, produce energy and how they can charge customers. The bill, known as “Energy Solutions for North Carolina,” was introduced in June and has gotten bipartisan support.

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RALEIGH —The N.C. Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions Program continues to rank No. 2 in the nation for number of households served and No. 6 for spending of federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program funding. The latest U.S. Department of the Treasury rankings, which reflect ERA program standings through Aug. 31, note the program has distributed more than $275.9 million or 53% of the first round of ERA funds since May. The HOPE Program, launched May 17, continues to accept applications for financial assistance with rent and utility payments. 

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Thursday, 17 June 2021 15:29

Pee Dee Electric CEO elected to national board

WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric CEO and Executive Vice President Donald Spivey has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions Program has announced a change to income requirements that will increase the number of applicants eligible for emergency rent and utility assistance.

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RALEIGH — North Carolinians can’t lose their utility services until September, even after Gov. Roy Cooper let his executive orders on utility payments expire Wednesday, July 29.

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RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale Folwell is demanding Gov. Roy Cooper waive executive orders that ban citizen-owned utilities from charging customers for services. Folwell plans to put the issue to a vote at the next Council of State meeting July 7.

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RALEIGH — Elizabeth City could go broke in August if Gov. Roy Cooper doesn’t lift restrictions on utility payments.

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RALEIGH — An executive order giving people a break on utility payments threw local governments across North Carolina into financial havoc.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 142 to extend the prohibition of utility shut-offs and implement a moratorium on evictions. The order goes into effect today with the governor’s signature.

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