Family & Business
Rep. Mike Hager is the Father of two children. His daughter Breanna is a recent graduate of NC State University and his son Nate is a junior at NC State University. Putting two children through college, Mike certainly understands the needs of growing families in NC. Mike is a pro family and business legislator. He is dedicated to preserving the quality of life and freedoms our families deserve. Rep. Hager believes that strong families build strong communities and strong businesses!
Family time for Mike includes taking Bre to dinner in Raleigh and hearing about how her day. Bre models her Dad in having a penchant for public service and volunteerism. Of course, time with Nate comes in sharing a bit of competition over various video games. Nate is currently working on creating his own video games and completing his internship with Google.
In recent years families throughout NC have experienced tough times being the main reason Mike ran for NC House in 2010. After suffering the effects of the economy on his own small business, Mike knew it was time for new leadership in Raleigh. He is retired from Duke Energy as an engineer and has put his education and experience in his own small business to work in the General Assembly.
Mike is completing his second term in the NC State House and Represents District 112, which encompasses all of Rutherford and Burke Counties. Mike resides in Rutherford County within the Greenhill Community.
During the 2013-2014 Session, Mike has served in House Leadership as the House Majority Whip. His current committee assignments include: Chairman of Public Utilities & Energy, Joint Legislative Committee Energy Policy, and Environmental Review Committee; Vice Chairman of Environment; Member of Appropriations, Banking, Commerce & Job Development, Finance, and Regulatory Reform. In addition Mike served as an Advisory Member of Revenue Laws Study Committee.
If you would like to learn more about the committees and bills being sponsored by Rep. Hager, as well as his voting record, please visit the NCGA Website.