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Johnson wants to make NC 'most veteran friendly state'

State Rep. Jake Johnson filed for election to the state House District 113 on Monday, vowing to focus on improvements in education and workforce development and to make North Carolina "the most veteran-friendly state in the nation."


Appointed in August to the seat that became vacant when Rep. Cody Henson resigned, Johnson serves on the Finance,  K-12 Education, Regulatory Reform, Veterans Affairs, Wildlife Commission committeess
"I am a conservative who will continue advocating for lower taxes and policies that will allow small businesses to succeed in our district," he said in a news release. "I will continue to stand up for your Secnd Amendment rights that are promised to you by the constitution. And as a Christian, I will always fight for the lives of the unborn and the born, because life is a gift from God that should always be protected"