RALEIGH – The NC Chamber announced that Rep. Donna White of Clayton has been awarded with the designation of “Jobs Champion” for the 2019 – 2020 in its annual How They Voted report. How They Voted details state legislators’ voting records on bills identified as critical to preserving and enhancing North Carolina’s position in the national race for jobs. Rep. White was recognized as a Jobs Champion for voting with the Chamber’s Jobs Agenda 92% percent of the time during the 2019 – 2020 legislative biennium.
“It is an honor to be recognized for my legislative work to advance the economic conditions of Johnston County and our state,” said Representative White. “We have put forward and passed over a dozen pro-jobs bills, ensuring that our community has adequate resources and opportunities to grow and sustain our economic future.”
NC Chamber President and CEO Gary Salamido said, “Following a strong, pro-jobs long session in 2019, legislators in 2020 showed an unprecedented level of bipartisanship in supporting our state’s response to COVID-19,” said Salamido “We are grateful for Rep. White’s leadership in helping North Carolina navigate the unique challenges of the pandemic and put us squarely on a path to relaunching our state’s economy. We look forward to continuing to work with her to help chart a new course for our state.”
The NC Chamber works to research, develop, advocate, and communicate for solutions and policies that produce a nationally competitive business climate in North Carolina.