Saturday, April 18, 2009

Dispatch from Jones St: Senator Vernon Malone Passes Away

The Arc of North Carolina offers its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Senator Vernon Malone.

Senator Malone served as co-chairman of the Senate Appropriations on Education/Higher Education and Education/Higher Education Committee.  Senator Vernon Malone was a member of the Senate Health Committee and the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, Substance Abuse Services.

Senator Malone was a tireless advocate in education and has shown leadership and support for students with developmental disabilities.

Most recently Senator Malone, a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 208: People First spoke strongly for the bills passage.

We will post more details when they become available.

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