RALEIGH, N.C. -- There's been some shuffling of committee chairmanships after the recent departures of two members of the North Carolina House.
Democratic Reps. Cullie Tarleton of Watauga County, Earl Jones of Guilford County and Phil Haire of Jackson County have new leadership positions.
Those come following the resignations of Rep. Ty Harrell and of Margaret Dickson, who is now in the Senate.
House Speaker Joe Hackney says Tarleton is now chairman of the House Commerce Committee, replacing Dickson. Jones is Harrell's successor as chairman of the Committee on Science and Technology.
Dickson's position leading the University of North Carolina Board of Governors Nominating Committee now belongs to Haire.
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