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New House GOP Leadership

The N.C. House Republican Caucus met over the weekend to elect their caucus leadership, as well as their nominee for Speaker of the House. The actual election of the Speaker of the House will happen on the General Assembly's opening day, January 14, 2015. The election results are listed below.

Republican Nominee for Speaker of the House: Rep. Tim Moore (Cleveland Co.)

Speaker Pro Tem: Rep. Skip Stam (Wake Co.)
Majority Leader: Rep. Mike Hager (Rutherford Co.)
Deputy Majority Leader: Rep. Marilyn Avila (Wake Co.)

Majority Whip: Rep. John Bell (Wayne Co.)
Conference Chair: Rep. Charles Jeter (Mecklenburg Co.)
Joint Caucus Chair: Rep. Pat Hurley (Randolph Co.)

Freshman Leader: John Fraley (Iredell Co.)
Freshman Whip: John Bradford (Mecklenburg Co.)

December Committee Meetings

Here is an outlook on all upcoming Public Policy Committees meetings into the new year of 2015.

December 1, 2014: Aviation Committee

      Speakers: Tracy Montross, American Airlines
                     Brent Cagle, Charlotte-Douglas International Airport

December 2, 2014: Legislative Agenda Task Force Meeting #1

December 4, 2014: Business and Workplace Issues Committee


      Speaker: Cathy Graham, The Employers Association

December 9, 2014: Legislative Agenda Task Force Meeting #2

December 10, 2014: Legislative Agenda Task Force Meeting #3

December 16, 2014: Legislative Agenda Task Force Meeting #4

December 17, 2014: Joint Transportation & Land Use Committees


       Speaker: David Walters, UNC Charlotte

January 6, 2015: Legislative Agenda Task Force Meeting #5

January 7, 2015: Legislative Agenda Task Force Meeting #6
(if needed)

Click here to register for all committee meetings. To register for the Legislative Agenda Task Force Committee meetings, please RSVP to Laura Guacci at 704.378.1322.

BusinessFirst Charlotte

How's business? Please take our short survey here and let us know what we can do to help your business. 

The survey asks questions about your company, employees and facility, and the general business climate. We want to learn more about what you do as well as how you view doing business in the Charlotte market. Please take five minutes to fill out the survey. We need to hear from you.

Click here to learn more about BusinessFirst Charlotte, a partnership between the City of Charlotte and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. 

For further questions, please contact Ashley Hedrick at 704.378.1345.