Senator Brent Jackson Appointed To Chair Of Appropriations And Agriculture Committees

These important committees have jurisdiction over the state budget and our state’s agricultural sector

2019 Oath of Office Ceremony for Senator Brent Jackson. 2019 Contributed Photo.

RALEIGH – Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) has appointed Senator Brent Jackson (R-Sampson) as co-chair of both the Senate Appropriations and Senate Agriculture committees. As an appointee to both committees, Senator Jackson will work on issues of importance to the 10th Senate District and all of North Carolina. While co-chairing the Appropriations Committee, Senator Jackson will continue to treat public taxpayer dollars as he would his own. As the co-chair of the Agriculture Committee, Senator Jackson will continue to work to address the needs and concerns of farmers today, as he has for the last decade in the North Carolina Senate.

Senator Jackson said, “I am excited to be appointed to both of these important committees once again. I believe that all of my committee appointments will allow me to ensure that the voices of my constituents are heard and give me the opportunity to continue to work on behalf of the people in Duplin, Johnston, and Sampson counties, as well as the rest of our state. I thank Senator Phil Berger, Senate President Pro Tempore, for the confidence he has in my ability to continue to do the work of the people of North Carolina along with the rest of my senate colleagues.“

Additionally, Senator Jackson was re-appointed as a member of the Finance, Redistricting, and Elections, Rules and Operations, Nominations Committees. He has previously served on each of these committees for the last two years. Senator Jackson will also be serving as a member of the Senate Commerce and Insurance Committee, he originally served on the committee several years ago.