Jan 17, 2017
NC Politics in the News
Committee Assignments announced
Today, House and Senate leadership announced a number of committee assignments.
Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) announced the following committee chairs:
- Education: Sens. Chad Barefoot (R-Wake), David Curtis (R-Lincoln), Michael Lee (R-New Hanover).
- Finance: Sens. Andrew Brock (R-Davie), Jerry Tillman (R-Randolph), Tommy Tucker (R-Union).
- Health Care: Sens. Ralph Hise (R-Mitchell), Joyce Krawiec (R-Forsyth), Louis Pate (R-Wayne).
- State and Local Government: Sens. John Alexander (R-Wake), Ronald Rabin (R-Harnett), Jeff Tarte (R-Mecklenburg).
- Transportation: Sens. Jim Davis (R-Macon), Tom McInnis (R-Richmond).
To view the full membership of these committees, click here.
House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) announced the following committee chairs:
- Aging: Reps. Pat Hurley (R-Randolph), Rena Turner (R-Iredell).
- Agriculture: Reps. Mark Brody (R-Union), Jimmy Dixon (R-Duplin), Bob Steinburg (R-Chowan).
- Alcoholic Beverage Control: Reps. Jamie Boles (R-Moore), Chuck McGrady (R-Henderson).
- Appropriations: Reps. Nelson Dollar (R-Wake), Dean Arp (R-Union), John Faircloth (R-Guilford), Linda Johnson (R-Cabarrus), Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth), Chuck McGrady (R-Henderson).
- Appropriations, Subcommittee on Agriculture and Natural and Economic Resources: Reps. Jimmy Dixon (R-Duplin), Kyle Hall (R-Rockingham), Pat McElraft (R-Carteret), Stephen Ross (R-Alamance).
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Capital Expenditures: Reps. Justin Burr (R-Stanly) and Jon Hardister (R-Guilford).
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education: Reps. Hugh Blackwell (R-Burke), John Fraley (R-Iredell), Craig Horn (R-Union), Pat Hurley (R-Randolph).
- Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government: Reps. George Cleveland (R-Onslow), Dennis Riddell (R-Alamance).
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services: Reps. William Brisson (R-Bladen), Josh Dobson (R-McDowell), Chris Malone (R-Wake) and Greg Murphy (R-Pitt).
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Justice and Public Safety: Reps. Jamie Boles (R-Moore), Ted Davis Jr. (R-New Hanover), Allen McNeill (R-Randolph), Rena Turner (R-Iredell).
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation: Reps. Frank Iler (R-Brunswick), Michelle Presnell (R-Yancey), Phil Shepard (R-Onslow), John Torbett (R-Gaston).
- Banking. Rep. Julia Howard (R-Davie).
- Commerce and Job Development: Reps. Debra Conrad (R-Forsyth), Susan Martin (R-Wilson) and Stephen Ross (R-Alamance).
- Education – Community Colleges: Reps. Mark Brody (R-Union), John Sauls (R-Lee).
- Education – K-12: Reps. Debra Conrad (R-Forsyth), Jeffrey Elmore (R-Wilkes), Craig Horn (R-Union) and Linda Johnson (R-Cabarrus).
- Education – Universities: Reps. John Fraley (R-Iredell), Jonathan Jordan (R-Ashe).
- Elections and Ethics Law: Reps. Bert Jones (R-Rockingham), David Lewis (R-Harnett).
- Energy and Public Utilities: Reps. Jeff Collins (R-Nash), John Szoka (R-Cumberland), and Sam Watford (R-Davidson).
- Environment: Reps. Pat McElraft (R-Carteret), Larry Yarborough (R-Person).
- Ethics: Reps. John Faircloth (R-Guilford), Ken Goodman (R-Richmond).
- Finance: Reps. Bill Brawley (R-Mecklenburg), Jason Saine (R-Lincoln), Kelly Hastings (R-Gaston), Susan Martin (R-Wilson), Mitchell Setzer (R-Catawba), John Szoka (R-Cumberland).
- Health: Reps. Justin Burr (R-Stanly), Josh Dobson (R-McDowell), Bert Jones (R-Rockingham), Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth), Greg Murphy (R-Pitt).
- Homeland Security: Military and Veterans Affairs: Reps. George Cleveland (R-Onslow), Larry Pittman (R-Cabarrus), Michael Speciale (R-Craven).
- Homelessness, Foster Care and Dependency: Rep. Jonathan Jordan (R-Ashe).
- Insurance: Reps. Dana Bumgardner (R-Gaston), Mitchell Setzer (R-Catawba).
- Judiciary I: Rep. Ted Davis, Jr (R-New Hanover).
- Judiciary II: Rep. John Blust (R-Guilford).
- Judiciary III: Rep. Jonathan Jordan (R-Ashe), Lee Zachary (R-Yadkin).
- Judiciary IV: Rep. Hugh Blackwell (R-Burke).
- Pensions and Retirement: Rep. Allen McNeill (R-Iredell).
- Regulatory Reform: Reps. John Bradford (R-Mecklenburg), Chris Millis (R-Pender), Dennis Riddell (R-Alamance).
- Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House: Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett).
- State and Local Government I: Rep. Carl Ford (R-Rowan).
- State and Local Government II: Rep. John Bradford (R-Mecklenburg).
- State Personnel: Rep. Harry Warren (R-Rowan).
- Transportation: Reps. Kelly Hastings (R-Gaston), Frank Iler (R-Brunswick), Phil Shepard (R-Onslow), John Torbett (R-Gaston).
- Wildlife Resources: Reps. Jay Adams (R-Catawba), Chris Malone (R-Wake).
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