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NC House of Representatives District 103

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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    Rachel Hunt

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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?

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Contact Phone (704) 351-5142
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Twitter @HuntforNCHouse
Position/philosophy statement Rachel is bringing common sense back to the State House and is committed to bringing people together so that we are all better off.
For too long in Raleigh, politicians have given tax cuts for corporations and millionaires which means less money for our teachers and our children. In Raleigh, I am fighting for our middle class and working to ensure that our tax policy is focused on working families.
Many communities and North Carolinians have been experiencing a great deal of pain, especially recently. It is difficult to witness and experience, and I am committed to listening and affecting real change for North Carolina’s people. To improve safety in these communities, we must prioritize spending to empower and support community leaders and groups, as well as increase transparency and accountability. I supported HB 916, which would enable cities to establish citizen review boards to review disciplinary actions involving allegations of misconduct by law enforcement officers, and I will continue to support other legislation that will help communities heal and become safer by putting power in the hands of the community’s people. I will also fight for universal background checks for people that want to buy guns, as well as expanding Medicaid so that all survivors have access to critical care and the support and services of forensic nurses.