Overturning Roe v. Wade would be a blatant attack on reproductive freedom and violate nearly 50 years of legal precedent. If the Supreme Court overturns Roe, many more states in the U.S., including North Carolina, could be emboldened to enact abortion bans, disproportionally hurting women. I have been fighting for women’s rights for decades and in Congress I continue that fight. The House passed the Women’s Health Protection Act to ensure that all people have access to reproductive freedom regardless of where they live in the country. It’s time this bill becomes law.
Grateful to Dr. Mandy Cohen for her leadership as North Carolina’s Secretary of Health and Human Services for the last five years. Dr. Cohen became the public face of North Carolina’s response to COVID-19 pandemic, educating us to practice social distancing, wear a mask, and get vaccinated. We are appreciative of all of her service to our state. https://abc11.com/mandy-cohen-leaving-roy-cooper-covid/11284518
This #GivingTuesday I’m thinking of Coach Valvano’s legacy and his message to never give up. Through his foundation, he has raised millions toward cancer research. Today and every day, let’s help our neighbors in need. You can watch his inspirational speech tomorrow night at 7 PM on ESPN. https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article256194492.html
The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina is working tirelessly to provide immediate relief to people in North Carolina in the form of nutritious meals — and they need our help preparing for the holiday season. If you would like to donate, volunteer or learn more ways to help, click here: https://foodbankcenc.org
Grateful to join President Joe Biden, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, Governor Roy Cooper and First Lady Kristin Cooper as well as my House colleagues at Fort Bragg yesterday to serve our troops and their families. This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful for the men and women who sacrifice so much to protect our freedoms.
Congressman Butterfield is an outstanding Member of Congress and an extraordinary leader for the people of North Carolina, From his service as a Superior Court judge and a justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court, to his chairmanship of the Congressional Black Caucus, to his numerous legislative accomplishments over two decades in the House, Congressman Butterfield retires with a formidable legacy of achievement. I am deeply honored to call him a colleague, a friend and a mentor. Congressman Butterfield has always cared deeply about the people of Eastern North Carolina. Even as he rose through the ranks in Congress, G.
Great news! President Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal into law. Billions of dollars will be coming to North Carolina to fix our crumbling infrastructure—including roads, bridges, public transit, broadband, airports, electrical grid, and more.I was honored to witness this historic moment at the White House today.