Raleigh, N.C. – Representative Chris Malone (R-Wake) was named chairman of the House Appropriations Committee on Health and the House Committee on Wildlife Resources by Speaker Tim Moore for the 2017-2018 biennium of the North Carolina General Assembly.
Rep. Malone is also Deputy Majority Whip of the North Carolina House and previously served on the Wake Forest Town Board of Commissioners and the Wake County School Board.
Speaker Tim Moore issued a statement:
“Rep. Chris Malone has been a steadfast voice for the citizens of Wake County and the students in its school systems since starting public service in 2001. An education leader who is focused on reform, Rep. Malone is a dynamic legislator who produces real results as a state representative.”
“The House is fortunate to have Rep. Malone chair Wildlife Resources and Health Appropriations Committees given his depth of experience in public service.”
“At a pivotal time for healthcare policy in North Carolina, Rep. Malone will oversee spending on mental health services and government programs at the forefront of patient-centered policy and budget reforms in our state.”
“We have made great strides turning big budget deficits into a financially solvent state government since 2011, and I’m confident Rep. Malone will continue to enact responsible healthcare spending that lowers costs for children, senior citizens and patients seeking access to quality care.”