Rep. Presnell assigned to numerous committees

Feb 07, 2017

RALEIGH — North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore appointed members to committees where they will serve as session gets underway.

Rep. Michele Presnell, R-Burnsville, has been appointed to the following committees:

— Transportation Appropriations, Chair

— Appropriations, Vice-Chair

— Agriculture and Natural and Economic Resources

— Agriculture, Member

— Commerce and Job Development, Member

— Wildlife Resources, Member

The Transportation Appropriations Committee holds the responsibility of appropriating funds to the vast transportation network of our state.

“As the only chair of the committee who resides in the far-western part of North Carolina, I look forward to speaking on behalf of people who use infrastructure that presents unique challenges and opportunities,” said Presnell.

Chairs of the Transportation Appropriations Committee have met several times and have been discussing infrastructure needs and other relevant matters with leadership and staff of the state Department of Transportation.