From the office of Representative Julie von Haefen
Rep. Julie von Haefen .
The Raleigh Report

House of Representatives
District 36 - Wake County

Legislative Building Room 1311
16 W Jones St, Raleigh NC 27601

919.715.0795 t

The 2019 legislative session is upon us, and I am pleased to serve as Representative for citizens in Apex, Cary, Fuquay Varina, Garner, and Raleigh. As the long session gets underway, I hope that those of you who would like to see our office will stop by for a visit or reserve time to meet by contacting my legislative assistant . Our office is located in room 1311 of the Legislative Building , and our door is open to all. I hope you find time to come and see us.

This newsletter is the first of many you will receive over the next two years. In these twice-monthly updates, I will highlight the work we accomplish in session, opportunities for you to get involved in the legislature, and the community engagement opportunities I am able to take part in as your Representative.

Thank you for the honor of serving in this legislative body. I look forward to learning from you and to serving on your behalf.


Representative Julie von Haefen
My Oath of Office
As your representative, it is my oath that my goals will remain transparent, that my door will remain open, and that I will remain accessible to you throughout my time in the General Assembly.
Opening Ceremonies
Wednesday January 9th, I stood on the House floor and was officially sworn in as the new Representative for House District 36. 

Opening day was exciting, and I am pleased to have spoken with Jeff Tiberii from WUNC about what it feels like to be a freshman legislator in 2019. Check out my interview here !
Ceremonial Swearing In
Thursday January 10 th , I had the honor of taking my ceremonial Oath of Office in the Cary Town Council Chambers, alongside Sen. Wiley Nickel (SD 16), Rep. Cynthia Ball (HD 49), and Rep. Allison Dahle (HD 11). My oath of office was administered by Court of Appeals Judge Allegra Collins.

We are grateful to the Cary Town Council for inviting us into their space, and we are thankful to all who were in attendance.
Legislative Updates
Every First Friday & Third Thursday,
I will hold open office hours for members of District 36.
Stop by my office hours to talk about your district needs.
There will be no set agenda, and an RSVP is not required.
Education Spotlight:
Wake Tech Community College
Wake Tech has 5 kitchens & ...... culinary labs available for its ...... students. ....
Wake Tech Campus Visit
Thursday January 24 th , I visited Wake Technical Community College to tour the culinary arts, cosmetology, welding and HVAC labs. The state provides 65% of the funding for Wake Tech.

With the ability to train future employees in over 100 industries, c olleges like Wake Tech are invaluable assets to our community.
........ Robotic welding is the future & ........ Wake Tech is leading the way in ....... training students in this new .... technology.
Education Matters
Saturday January 19th, I joined Representative Rachel Hunt on WRAL's "Education Matters" to talk about our legislative priorities for education.

District News
Well Testing Available
Radiological well testing is now available for Wake County Residents. If you are interested in testing your well water for Gross Alpha & Gross Beta activity, as well as Radons, please follow this link to order a test kit . Kits are $100 plus a transport fee.
Student Opportunities at the State Legislature
The House Page Program
Applications are now being accepted for the North Carolina House Page program. The House Page Program is an opportunity for students between the ages of 15 and 18 to learn about and be involved in the legislative process for four days. More information about the Page program may be found in this digital brochure .

Electronic applications may be submitted here . Printable applications may be found here .