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NC House of Representatives District 99

The North Carolina House of Representatives is the lower house of the North Carolina General Assembly. The House of Representatives consists of 120 members who serve a term of two years. Each member represents an average of 79,462 residents, as of the 2010 Census. The presiding officer of the House of Representatives is the Speaker of the House, who holds powers similar to those of the Senate President pro-tem. The Speaker is elected by the members from their membership for a two-year term. The Speaker’s duties include maintaining order in the House and appointing members to the House standing committees.The North Carolina General Assembly, of which the House is a part, is to convene a new regular session every two years, and the dates for these sessions are set by law. The NC legislature makes decisions on the budget: taxes, tax credits, economic development, education funding, Pre-K, the courts, Medicaid, etc. It also passes laws that set environmental standards such as water and air quality, tax rates, tax credits, criminal justice. Legislators in both chambers serve two-year terms without term limits. Sessions begin at noon on the third Wednesday after the second Monday in January.

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    Nasif Majeed
    (Dem)

  • Russell Rowe
    (Rep)

Biographical Information

1. What do you see as your most important priority if you are elected? [Youtube video for this question or text or both].

2. Education policy and funding issues have been in the news lately. What are your views and priorities on how this should be addressed in the coming year?

3. Tax policy can be used to address many issues –giving subsidies to companies coming to NC, balancing the needs of urban and rural areas, providing family support such as the earned-income tax credit, etc. What are your views about the tax policies in NC?

4. Many communities in North Carolina are experiencing significant violence. Do you think that changes to the laws in our state would improve safety in our communities?

Contact Phone (704) 965-1153
email address newlyte7@gmail.com
Twitter @majeedhouse99
Position/philosophy statement My philosophy has always been to be honest, truthful and work hard to improve the quality of life for all the citizens I represent.
I support the earned-income tax credit and we should reestablish it in North Carolina. The Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) is a jobs creator for the growth and development of our North Carolina economy. and it is working well. North Carolina has the lowest corporate income tax rate in the United States. In no way should the corporate tax rate be decreased.
We need reformation in our law enforcement, penal and judicial systems. In our communities, we need to rethink social and economic reform in order to address the critical issues of today.
Bring common sense back to public policy.
I do not know enough at the moment. I am a former high school Spanish teacher and never liked how education became leftist in nature.
They are antiquated.
Yes