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GUEST OP-ED: Working Together To Create A More Resilient Wayne County & Eastern NC

GUEST OP-ED: Working Together To Create A More Resilient Wayne County & Eastern NC

– Editorial Opinion submitted by Majority Leader John Bell and Representative Raymond Smith who represent portions of Wayne County in the N.C. House. A few weeks ago, we were pleased to have N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) Secretary Elizabeth Biser visit Goldsboro to see firsthand flood-prone areas along Stoney Creek and hear directly from…read more »

Rep. Bell And State Officials Survey Flood Areas In Goldsboro

Rep. Bell And State Officials Survey Flood Areas In Goldsboro

House Majority Leader John Bell welcomed N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Elizabeth Biser to Goldsboro on Wednesday. Biser was able to view flood-prone areas along Stoney Creek. She also heard directly from property owners impacted by chronic flooding. Bell and Biser were also joined by representatives from the N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency…read more »

Bell, House Republicans Call on Governor to End COVID-19 State of Emergency

Bell, House Republicans Call on Governor to End COVID-19 State of Emergency

With the two-year anniversary of Gov. Cooper’s COVID-19 state of emergency declaration this Thursday, March 10th, the entire House Republican Caucus today sent a letter organized by Majority Leader John Bell to the Governor calling on him to end his emergency order and allow the state to move forward. “After two years of executive orders…read more »

Rep. John Bell Files For Re-Election

Rep. John Bell Files For Re-Election

On Thursday, House Majority Leader John Bell (R-Wayne) officially filed for re-election to continue representing House District 10, which will now only include a larger portion of Wayne County following redistricting. The district previously comprised of Greene County and portions of Johnston and Wayne counties.  “After much prayer and consideration with my family, I have…read more »

Rep. Bell Recognized As “2021 Defender of Public Safety”

Rep. Bell Recognized As “2021 Defender of Public Safety”

– From the Office of Rep. John Bell – The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association has recognized House Majority Leader John R. Bell, IV as a 2021 Defender of Public Safety for his work during the 2021 legislative session to support law enforcement and public safety in North Carolina. During a session which saw a heavy…read more »

Rep. Bell Named 2021 “Jobs Champion” By NC Chamber

Rep. Bell Named 2021 “Jobs Champion” By NC Chamber

– From the Office of Rep. John Bell – The NC Chamber has named Majority Leader John Bell (R-Wayne, Johnston, Greene) a 2021 Jobs Champion in its annual How They Voted report for his strong pro-jobs voting record. This comes as just last week The NC FreeEnterpise Foundation (NCFREE) also recognized Leader Bell with one…read more »

N.C. Budget Includes Investments In Disaster Relief, Flood Mitigation

N.C. Budget Includes Investments In Disaster Relief, Flood Mitigation

– From the Office of Rep. John Bell – The final state budget includes a nearly $1 billion investment in disaster relief and flood mitigation for hard-hit areas of hurricanes and other natural disasters. Specifically, the package creates a reserve of $800 million for disaster-related programs and projects. It appropriates $412 million of this amount…read more »

Rep. Bell, Sen. Perry Tout $54 Million In Budget For Wayne County

Rep. Bell, Sen. Perry Tout $54 Million In Budget For Wayne County

– From the offices of Rep. John Bell and Sen. Jim Perry – Following weeks of negotiations between the House, Senate, and Governor, a final budget has been released by the North Carolina General Assembly. The budget, which the Governor has said he will sign, will be voted on this week in both chambers. In…read more »

Rep. Bell Pushes For Budget Measures To Help Wayne County

Rep. Bell Pushes For Budget Measures To Help Wayne County

Lawmakers continue working on the new state budget.  State House Majority Leader John Bell of Wayne County appeared on Jeff Farrow’s Morning Show on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits 1150 and 98.3 last week.  Rep. Bell says the new budget looks at flood mitigation, and he says every dollar spent upfront will save up to $8 in…read more »

Rep. Bell Receives “Legislator of the Year” Award From NC Wildlife Federation

Rep. Bell Receives “Legislator of the Year” Award From NC Wildlife Federation

House Majority Leader John Bell’s “pragmatic and nature-based solutions” to statewide flood and storm preparedness earned him “Legislator of the Year” recognition on Sept. 11 at North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s 57th Annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards. Rep. Bell (R), who represents District 10, was among the 18 agency professionals, volunteers and organizations honored at a…read more »

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