This #VeteransDay, we pause to honor our nation’s veterans and thank all who have put their lives on the line to serve and defend our country. I’m a proud daughter of an Air Force Veteran and I am forever grateful to the more than 600,000 North Carolinians who have served in the Armed Forces and to the families who make that service possible. I’m wishing all of our veterans in Wake County and beyond a Happy Veterans Day.
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill will create good-paying jobs and invest in American workers and communities. I was excited to help pass this vital legislation late Friday night. Check out ways it will help North Carolina here: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article255637551.html
Last night, the House passed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, legislation that will modernize America’s aging infrastructure and create good-paying jobs in North Carolina. It invests in our roads, bridges, clean drinking water, broadband, and so much more.
Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of our democracy and we can’t have fair elections without fair maps. North Carolina is an evenly divided state, and we should have a congressional delegation that reflects our citizens. The map passed by the NC General Assembly was clearly drawn to favor Republican candidates while silencing the voices of thousands of North Carolina voters. It is the product of an extreme partisan gerrymandering process that is being used to help Republicans win more easily with the ultimate goal of reclaiming control of the U.S. House of Representatives. This map does not represent
Thank you to Governor Cooper for proclaiming this week as “Employ a Veteran Week.” This week and every week, let’s thank those who currently serve and have served our country. Find some local events focused on helping veterans find jobs here: https://governor.nc.gov/news/press-releases/2021/11/02/governor-cooper-proclaims-employ-veteran-week