You are the person who represents me in the NC House of Representatives, which means I pay special attention to what you do in Raleigh – and what you don’t do. And since I’ve voted for you every time you've run, I feel some responsibility for you being elected. Today I was reading your website and I found this listing of some of your recent accomplishments.
4.14.2006 - Awarded "Political Leader of the Year" by the Carolina Recycling Association, for NC and SC, for pushing through recycling legislation in the 2005 session
12.16.2005 - Joe Hackney to Lead Study Commissions. Several study commissions have been established to study issues between legislative sessions and make recommendations. Rep. Hackney will be Co-Chairing three of them:
1. Legislative Commission on Global Climate Change, co-chaired with John Garrou of Winston-Salem.
2. House Select Study on Capital Punishment, co-chaired with Rep. Beverly Earle of Mecklenburg.
3. House Select Committee on Ethics and Government Reform , co-chaired with Rep. Julia Howard of Davie.
11.12.2005 - The North Carolina Coalition for Lobbying Reform awards Rep. Joe Hackney and Sen. Tony Rand their Plott Hound Award for "Courage in Government".