The latest news for North Carolina
More than 6.5 million homes along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts are at risk of storm surge inundation, representing nearly $1.5 trillion in total potential reconstruction costs, according to a recent storm surge analysis from CoreLogic. Read Story
The first named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season has formed off the coast of Florida, bringing forecasts for the remainder of the season, and a call for preparedness. Read Story
Digital Benefit Advisors in North Carolina has significantly increased its market share through a recent acquisition, two new partnerships and by enrolling thousands in its private exchange, according to the firm. Read Story
Marsh & McLennan Agency has acquired Senn Dunn Insurance, the largest independent insurance agency in North Carolina. Read Story
Hampton Roads based-TowneBank has acquired a North Carolina insurance agency that will be affiliated with the bank’s subsidiary, Towne Insurance. Read Story
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has approved a Pennsylvania plan to expand access to private health coverage rather than expanding Medicaid.
The U.S. systemic risk council will meet on Sept. 4 to discuss naming nonbank financial firms for tougher regulatory oversight, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday.