RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Chamber today named Senator Kathy Harrington a 2017 Jobs Champion in its annual How They Voted report. How They Voted details lawmakers’ voting records on key bills identified as critical to preserving and enhancing a positive climate for business and job creation in North Carolina. Kathy was recognized as a Jobs Champion for voting with the Chamber’s Jobs Agenda.
“I’m honored to be named a 2017 Jobs Champion by the North Carolina Chamber,” said Harrington, “And I will continue to ensure our state remains a top destination for new businesses in 2018.”
“The 2017 legislative session was a continued positive step forward for the North Carolina’s business community, and the leadership demonstrated by Senator Harrington and this year’s Jobs Champions was fundamental to that success,” said Lew Ebert, president and CEO of the North Carolina Chamber.
“Strengthening our state’s competitive footing, improving our education and talent supply systems, promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, and investing in our infrastructure should always be top priorities at the General Assembly, and we look forward to working with Senator Harrington in 2018 to keep North Carolina moving forward.”
About the North Carolina Chamber:
The North Carolina Chamber is a nonpartisan business advocacy organization that works in the legislative, regulatory and political arenas to proactively drive positive change to ensure that North Carolina is a leading place in the world to do business. Strengthening the state’s ability to attract, retain and grow jobs is the Chamber’s highest priority. Central to that effort are four “Pillars of a Secure Future” for North Carolina which include Education and Talent Supply, Business Climate, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Infrastructure and Growth Leadership. For more information, visit www.ncchamber.net.