John Bell

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    Tim Moore nominated for second term as House speaker

    Rep. Tim Moore House Republicans have nominated Rep. Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, for a second term as speaker. The vote among the GOP caucus was unanimous, according to a press report from Moore’s office. Said Moore: “I am grateful for the opportunity and honored to have the unanimous support of…
    Barry Smith, November 21, 2016
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    Rep. John Bell picked as new House GOP leader

    Rep. John Bell House Republicans have selected Rep. John Bell, R-Wayne, as their new majority leader. Bell, who previously was the caucus’ majority whip, replaces former Rep. Mike Hager, R-Rutherford, who resigned earlier this summer. The GOP caucus elected Rep. Dean Arp, R-Union, to take Bell’s place as…
    Barry Smith, August 30, 2016
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    Gov. Pat McCrory signs distillery sales bill

    Rep. Mike Hager Gov. Pat McCrory has signed the distillery sales bill, which will allow local distilleries to sell one bottle of spirits on premise for off-premise consumption to an individual once a year. Said House Majority Leader Mike Hager, R-Rutherford: “We heard from business owner…
    Barry Smith, June 19, 2015