Verla C. Insko

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Verla C. Insko
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Member of the
North Carolina House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 1, 1997
Preceded byAnne Craig Barnes
Constituency24th District (1997-2003)
56th District (2003-Present)
Personal details
Born (1936-02-05) February 5, 1936 (age 85)
Decatur, Arkansas
Political partyDemocratic
OccupationRetired health program administrator

Verla Clemens Insko (born February 5, 1936) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's fifty-sixth House district, including constituents in Orange county. A retired health program administrator from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Insko is (2016-2017 session) serving in her tenth term in the State House. She sits on several committees including the Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, the Standing Committee on Health and Human Services, the Insurance Committee and the Environment Committee. She has been noted for her progressive policy positions, such as her support for publicly funded universal health care, and stated in a candidate questionnaire, "I believe in an activist government that provides for the common good and protects the vulnerable".

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North Carolina House of Representatives
Preceded by
Anne Craig Barnes
Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 24th district

1997–2003
Served alongside: Joe Hackney
Succeeded by
Jean Farmer-Butterfield
Preceded by
Martha B. Alexander
Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 56th district

2003–present
Incumbent