Economy

This is not America

A conservative majority, out of touch with the needs of women and hellbent on restricting our freedom, just sent our country back 50 years. This is not America. And we will not stop fighting until all women have freedom to control their own bodies and decisions.

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50 years of Title IX

#TitleIX has been the foundation of progress for women and girls across the nation for decades. Today we celebrate 50 years of #TitleIX and the work we must do to continue on that road towards equality. https://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article262699632.html

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North Carolina Democratic Party State Convention

This November, there is so much at stake. I was glad to be in Durham at the North Carolina Democratic Party State Convention on Saturday to energize our grassroots leaders as they continue their important work to elect Democrats up and down the ticket.

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Juneteenth

Today we commemorate #Juneteenth, and there are many events still happening throughout Wake County. More ways you can celebrate: https://www.wral.com/juneteenth-events-tours-celebrations-raleigh-durham-nc/20330024/

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COVID-19 vaccines

As we continue to fight COVID-19, it is critical that our youngest children are protected. Today, the FDA authorized use of the vaccine on kids as young as 6 months. Shots could be available as soon as next week. Find a vaccination site near you: https://www.wakegov.com/covid-19-information/get-your-covid-19-vaccine

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DACA

Today marks the 10th anniversary of DACA. This essential program has continued to face partisan attacks, and it’s time for Congress to pass meaningful immigration reform that would protect all Dreamers. https://www.newsobserver.com/article262246852.html

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Rally

House Bill 755 is an attack on LGBTQ+ youth, educators, and parents. Join Equality NC at a rally this Monday at 5 p.m. to keep up the pressure on defeating HB755.

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Protecting Our Kids Act

This week, I voted for the Protecting Our Kids Act, commonsense gun safety legislation that will raise the purchasing age for semiautomatic weapons, close the ghost gun loophole, strengthen safe storage requirements, and save lives.

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Commonsense Gun Safety

This is not the future we have to accept for our children. I’m back in Washington this week to pass commonsense gun safety measures. I hope my Republican colleagues will feel the weight of recent tragedies and join us in voting for this legislation. https://www.wral.com/more-than-311-000-students-impacted-by-school-gun-violence-analysis-shows/20300460/

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Campaign Kickoff for Terence Everett

It was wonderful to be in Wake Forest yesterday supporting Terence Everitt – NC House District 35 at his campaign kickoff event. I look forward to sharing the same territory and serving the people of Wake County together.

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